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93. Life-size bronze African OBA - king’s head - BENIN - Nigeria, Benin City region.

Life-size bronze African OBA - king’s head - BENIN - Nigeria, Benin City region.

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$ 187 Bidder 0523
28-03-2017 19:46:59
$ 166 Bidder 0523
28-03-2017 19:46:49
$ 150 Bidder 0523
28-03-2017 19:46:42
$ 128 Bidder 0523
28-03-2017 19:46:34
$ 107 Bidder 5526
21-03-2017 13:13:28
$ 69 Bidder 9420
19-03-2017 13:07:39

2nd half of the 20th century - good condition

Material: Bronze (gilt/silvered/patinated)
Age: Second half 19th century
Geographical Origin: Africa

Beautiful and heavy bronze head of a BENIN king from Equatorial Africa.
The King has the very characteristic BENIN face with numerous tribal scenes and a beautiful hairdo. Benin city was the religious and royal centre of the current Yoruba people.
This statue is of high quality and was made with the cire perdue technique, and is therefore unique in its kind. Beautifully crafted in detail, it has a wonderful patina. Because of the primitive casting process, the figurine presents some casting flaws, have a look at the pictures.

Dimensions ca. :
Height: 30 cm
Width: 17 cm
Depth: 22 cm
Weight approx. 3.8 kg

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Feedback score: 98.7%
Reviews given: 708
Member since: November 26, 2014
  • As described. Very well packed. Fast delivery. Thank you.

    gelabertib April 21, 2017

  • As described. Very well packed. Fast delivery. Thank you.

    gelabertib April 17, 2017

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    TOP! Snelle levering, professionele verpakking.
    Fraai masker.

    saartje13 April 7, 2017

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    PARFAIT

    SOLO34 April 6, 2017

  • Excellent. Item as described, very well packed, fast delivery.

    lmvlp April 5, 2017

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Shipping costs

Austria $ 32.18
Belgium $ 16.09
Canada $ 85.81
Switzerland $ 42.90
Germany $ 26.82
Denmark $ 32.18
Spain $ 32.18
France $ 26.82
United Kingdom $ 32.18
Ireland $ 32.18
Italy $ 32.18
Luxembourg $ 26.82
Netherlands $ 16.09
Norway $ 32.18
Poland $ 32.18
Portugal $ 32.18
Sweden $ 32.18
United States $ 85.81
Rest of Europe $ 53.63
Rest of the World $ 85.81

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