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Figure: Court Attendant with Ceremonial Sword

Date:
17th–18th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Court of Benin
Culture:
Edo peoples
Medium:
Brass
Dimensions:
Height 15-1/2 in.
Classification:
Metal-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.17.148
  • Provenance

    [Richard St. Barbe Baker, until 1969]; (Sotheby's, London, December 8, 1969, no. 145); [Merton D. Simpson, 1969–1972]; (Christie's, South Kensington, London, December 1, 1982, no. 167); Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, New York, until 1991

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