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Monumental Bronze Benin Throne Chair

Each of the 33 full-figure sculptures that makes up this throne chair represents an ancestor. The symbolic and actual meaning of this work is that each ruler, or Oma, is the continuer of the legacy and responsibilities of those who have gone before.

Each of the 33 full-figure sculptures that makes up this throne chair represents an ancestor. The symbolic and actual meaning of this work is that each ruler, or Oma, is the continuer of the legacy and responsibilities of those who have gone before.

Monumental Bronze Benin Throne Chair

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OF THE PERIOD: Tribal
COUNTRY: Benin
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: c. 1955
MATERIALS: bronze
CONDITION: Excellent
HEIGHT: 4 ft. 6 in. (137 cm)
WIDTH: 26.5 in. (67 cm)
DEPTH: 28 in. (71 cm)
SEAT HEIGHT: 25.5 in. (65 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: Salt Lake City, UT
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 1
REFERENCE NUMBER: LU10017947284

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