Chief’s Head

Africa | Nigeria

Chief’s Head

Nigeria

Commemorative chief’s head
Kingdom of Benin

Carved wood
19th century or earlier
Height: 23 ½ in. (60 cm)

Ex Tajan auction sale 6 October 1997, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, lot 120
Ex private collection, Switzerland
Ex collection Antonio & Ana Casanovas, Arte y Ritual, Madrid.

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