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Object Number:AF2065B
Current Location: Africa Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Edo (Africa)
Provenience: Nigeria
Benin Kingdom
Date Made: 18th century CE
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:African
Materials:Copper Alloy
Technique:Lost Wax Casting
Iconography:Cock
Height: 20 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number:25869 - Dealer's Number

Description

Rooster with high tail feathers, incised feather designs throughtout body, thick legs, spur on one leg. Rooster standing on a square base decorated with elephant trunk ending in human hand clutching leaves motif and guilloche pattern.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (1990 - Aug 1995) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery (1987 - 1990) View Objects in Exhibition
Artifacts in Bloom (Flower arrangements inspired by ancient artifacts) (24 Oct 1997 - 26 Oct 1997) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995 - 11 Sep 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Africa Galleries: From Maker To Museum (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 14 and p. 41View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Plass, Margaret B. Dec 1957. "African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 21. no. 4. pg. 5-76 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 30View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Wieschhoff, H. A. 1945. "The African Collections of The University Museum: Introduction". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 11. no. 1-2. pg. 7-8 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 63, fig. 23View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dec 1912. "The Art of Great Benin". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 3. no. 4. pg. 76-81 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 80, fig. 43View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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