From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF2089
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Edo (Africa)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Date Made 16th-18th century CE
Section African
Materials Copper Alloy | Brass
Iconography Human Face

Cylinder armlet or cuff. Incised images divided into six frames - three human figures with alternating leaf pattern. Copper stitches hold sheet together finished with curled edges.

Height 12.6 cm
Width 12.4 cm
Depth 8.3 cm
Outside Diameter 7.9 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number 29804 - Dealer's Number

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