Exhibitions/ Art Object

Figure Fragment: Leopard Head

Date:
early 17th century (?)
Geography:
Nigeria, Court of Benin
Culture:
Edo peoples
Medium:
Brass, pigment (?)
Dimensions:
H. 8 5/8 x W. 7 3/8 x D. 4 1/2 in. (21.9 x 18.8 x 11.4 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1964
Accession Number:
1978.412.304
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 352
[Allan Alperton, Amityville, N.Y., until 1957]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1957–1964; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1964–1978

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, 375.



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