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Lifesize African BENIN leopard head in bronze - Nigeria, region Benin City

Lot reference 13065181
Lifesize African BENIN leopard head in bronze - Nigeria, region Benin City

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$ 299 Bidder 5712
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$ 234 Bidder 4271
16-08-2017 14:58:44
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$ 175 Bidder 4271
13-08-2017 22:54:52
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Mid 20th century - Good condition

Wonderful large and heavy Benin leopard head in bronze. For the Benin people, the leopard is a mighty and powerful royal animal, which rules the savanna as the king rules over his people. It also serves as a symbol of justice. The details of this statue is magnificent, the tribal configurations are sublime.

This bronze leopard head is of very high quality and made using the "lost wax" method, where the mold is lost during the casting process. Therefore, they are unique pieces.
Due to the primitive process the objet shows some casting flaws, which gives it extra charm. The leopard has a beautiful green patina of age. See the pictures.

Dimensions approximately:

Height: 23cm
Width: 33 cm
Depth: 22 cm
Weight: approximately 6.75 kg

Insured shipment.
Item is sold without stand.


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Feedback score: 98.7%
Reviews given: 729
Member since: November 26, 2014
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    Perfect delivery

    zorn67 August 3, 2017

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    Veramente una consegna velocissima. La merce è stata imballata ad opera d'arte . Complimenti al Venditore

    fuminos2005 August 3, 2017

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    Perfect transaction ^^ The mask is beautiful and exactly as described, perfectly packed and very fastly delivered. Highly recommended seller.

    Moialmathea1975 July 29, 2017

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    wat lange levertijd maar voor de rest goed verpakt en in orde

    Luciano07 July 28, 2017

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    Mooi masker gekocht,snel bezorgd en goed verpakt.

    hanzeman July 27, 2017

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Austria $ 35.20
Belgium $ 17.60
Canada $ 117.32
Switzerland $ 35.20
Germany $ 35.20
Denmark $ 35.20
Spain $ 35.20
France $ 35.20
United Kingdom $ 35.20
Ireland $ 35.20
Italy $ 35.20
Luxembourg $ 35.20
Netherlands $ 17.60
Norway $ 35.20
Poland $ 35.20
Portugal $ 35.20
Sweden $ 35.20
United States $ 117.32
Rest of Europe $ 35.20
Rest of the World $ 117.32

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