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Head of an oba

Date:
17th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Court of Benin
Culture:
Edo peoples
Medium:
Brass
Dimensions:
H. x W. x D.: 10 1/4 x 7 1/8 x 8 1/4 in. (26 x 18.3 x 21.1 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Laura and James J. Ross Collection, New York
  • Provenance

    Webster Plass, before 1947-1952; on loan to The British Museum, London 1952-1956; (Sotheby & Co, London, Nov. 19, 1956); H. Weinberg, 1956-1958; Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Mo, 1958-1989; Private Collector, New York, 1989-2000

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