From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF2088A
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 interlace pattern. Copper stitches hold sheet together finished with curled edges.

Height 14.4 cm
Width 13.9 cm
Depth 8.1 cm
Outside Diameter 8 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number 29478 - Dealer's Number

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