Location: On Display in the Africa Galleries

From: Nigeria | Benin Kingdom

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 29-93-6A
Current Location Africa Galleries - On Display
Culture Edo (Africa)
Provenience Nigeria | Benin Kingdom
Date Made 19th century CE
Section African
Materials Ivory

Carved base of box. Side of box decorated with a three band guilloche pattern. Bottom of box is decorated with a semicircle, circle and semicircle. Crosshatch pattern carved within each design.

Height 6.1 cm
Length 16.2 cm
Width 10.6 cm
Credit Line Purchased from the Estate of George Byron Gordon, 1927
Other Number 052 - Cast Number

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