Location: On Display in the Africa Galleries

From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF2065B
Current Location Africa Galleries - On Display
Culture Edo (Africa)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Date Made 18th century CE
Section African
Materials Copper Alloy
Technique Lost Wax Casting
Iconography Cock

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.

Height 20 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number 25869 - Dealer's Number

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