#V362
AFRICA, BENIN

Tribe: BENIN.

Figure, terra cotta image of a warrior king, possibly the Ono of Ife, softly sculpted human features, skirted with a slight paunch, indented small of the back, with a flywhisk the right hand and a horn cup in left hand. Grey color. Internal rattle when shaken.

ca. late 19th/
early 20th Century


16" tall x 7" wide x 4" deep.


Maker not recorded
A work of remarkable detail, especially considering the medium, befitting a leader of significance.

Museum-exhibited in 1995.


US$5,000



 

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