Location: On Display in the Africa Galleries

From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 21168
Current Location Africa Galleries - On Display
Culture Edo (Africa)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Date Made 18th century CE
Section African
Materials Ivory
Iconography Male Figure | Bottle | Parasol | Alcohol

Ivory cuff armlet. Carved and stained with palm oil. Four Portuguese figures carry hanks of coral beads, a parasol, and bottle of alcohol.

Height 12 cm
Length 8.6 cm
Width 7.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Henry Ling Roth, 1899

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