Location: On Display in the Africa Galleries

From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF2054
Current Location Africa Galleries - On Display
Culture Edo (Africa)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Date Made 19th century CE
Section African
Materials Copper Alloy
Technique Lost Wax Casting
Iconography Woman | Fan | Standing female figure

Part of an altar group (Aseberia). Female page wearing high beaded collar, hat, and holding fan. Figure standing on broken base with up-turned edge.

Height 16.2 cm
Width 5.5 cm
Depth 4.8 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number 29239 - Dealer's Number

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