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Head of an Oba

Date:
1550–1680
Geography:
Nigeria, Court of Benin
Culture:
Edo peoples
Medium:
Brass
Dimensions:
H. 10 3/4 x W. 8 3/8 x D. 8 5/8 in. (27.3 x 21.3 x 21.9 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.87
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 352
Augustus Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers, Farnham, Dorset, U.K., before 1900; [K. John Hewett, London, until 1958; [Matthias Komor, New York, in 1958]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1958, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, 1958–1978

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, 367.



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