From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF2088B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Edo (Africa)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Date Made 19th century CE
Section African
Materials Copper Alloy | Brass
Iconography Human Figure

Thin hammered sheet brass forms a cylinder armlet or cuff. Embossed images divided into six frames - three human figures with alternating leaf pattern. Copper stitches hold sheet together finished with curled edges.

Width 14 cm
Outside Diameter 7.8 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number 29479 - Dealer's Number

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