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Bronze Royal Leopard - Benin

Lot reference 17938229
Bronze Royal Leopard - Benin

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Current bid $166
Next minimum bid $179
Location: Luxembourg
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
Shipping to United States: $40.67

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$166 Bidder 7720
17-04-2018 13:35:00
$123 Bidder 7720
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$87 Bidder 8525
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$36 Bidder 7411
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$30 Bidder 6349
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$24 Bidder 7411
14-04-2018 09:03:59

3rd quarter of the 20th century - Very good condition

Height : 33 x 27 cm

Among bronze animal depictions in Benin art the leopard appears most frequently. As "king of the forest" his reputation is as great as that of the Oba, or king. Killing a leopard was a privilege of the Oba, who had his own association of leopard hunters equipped with "special powers" which enabled them to kill these animals without losing their own lives"

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Feedback score: 92.9%
Reviews given: 29
Member since: November 21, 2017
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    Parfait, très sérieux, objet de qualité
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    bernarddarsch June 27, 2018

  • item received thanks, it fast good business move

    Masamba1957 June 21, 2018

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    santantimo May 27, 2018

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United States $40.67
Austria $29.58
Belgium $12.94
Canada $40.67
Denmark $29.58
France $20.95
Germany $20.95
Ireland $29.58
Italy $29.58
Luxembourg $12.94
Netherlands $20.95
Norway $39.43
Poland $29.58
Portugal $29.58
Spain $29.58
Sweden $29.58
Switzerland $39.43
United Kingdom $20.95
Rest of Europe $39.43
Anywhere else $76.40

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