From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF2069
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Edo (Africa)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Date Made 16th-20th century CE
Section African
Materials Copper Alloy | Bronze
Technique Lost Wax Casting
Iconography Standing male figure

Single male figure standing with hands raised to shoulder height, holding a short staff in right hand and a three-pronged wand in left hand. He is wearing a conical headress of coral beads ending in bead tassel and a seven row coral bead collar. Restoration frame on lower portion of plaque surround legs and feet. Background has river leaves and stippling.

Height 45.7 cm
Width 23.8 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number 25969 - Dealer's Number

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