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Plaque: Two Mudfish

Date:
16th–17th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Court of Benin
Culture:
Edo peoples
Medium:
Brass
Dimensions:
H. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.17.24
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 352
Henry Ling Roth, Halifax, Yorkshire, UK, until 1898 (d.1925); The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia,1898–1958; Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, New York, until 1991 American Federation of the Arts, 1993–1994, traveling exhibition: Pittsburgh, PA. Frick Museum, 6/15–8/31/93 Ft. Worth, TX. Kimbell Art Museum, 10/30/93–1/2/94 Atlanta, GA. High Museum, 1/25–4/24/94 Cincinnati, OH. Cincinnati Art Museum, 5/21–8/7/94 Denver, CO. Denver Art Museum, 9/6–11/28/94

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