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Exhibitions/ Art Object

Plaque: Warrior and Fish

16th–17th century
Nigeria, Court of Benin
Edo peoples
H. 18 x W. 12 x D. 2 1/4 in. (45.8 x 30.5 x 5.7 cm)
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 352
Joseph von Sternberg (1894–1969), Vienna, New York, Hollywood, until 1949; [Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until 1949]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1949, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, August 1958–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 366.

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