19th Century Benin Bronze Sculpture of a Warrior

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Impressive 19th century bronze sculpture of a warrior in full regalia.
finely patterned dress and breastplate of coils and bells with neckband. The arched headers conforming. The warrior is holding a pierced spear in his right hand, left hand clasping his midriff.
Raised on both feet on a square black base.
The black formica base has some loss on three sides and should be replaced.
Sculpture: Height 28.50 in x depth 7.5 in x width 9 in, overall height with base is 30 in.
The sculpture itself is in excellent condition.

Details

  • Of the Period
    Tribal
  • Place of Origin
    Benin
  • Date of Manufacture
    Unknown
  • Period
    19th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Hand-Crafted   Bronze
    Formica
  • Condition
    Excellent. Sculpture is in excellent condition, the base should be replaced..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions
    30 in. H x 8.5 in. W x 8.5 in. D
    76 cm H x 22 cm W x 22 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Stamford, CT
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU145127788393
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