Large Bronze Leopard Pair Statue :: (STAT-BNZE-BEN-006)

$3,500.00

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Description

These ornate brass statues from the Edo people of the Benin/Nigerian boarder are famous among collectors world wide. Each is a depiction of an Oba; the ruler.

The bronzing tradition is over 500 years old, and replicas like these of original ancient royalty keep the skill of this stunning artform alive.

The leopard is a motif that occurs throughout many of the Benin Bronzes, because it is the animal who symbolizes the Oba (king).

Figure Details

Country of Origin………….Nigeria/Benin
Culture………………………… Edo
Function……………………… Decoration, Honour, Reverence
Dimensions………………….. 60 x 45 x 8cm

Additional information

Weight 8 kg
Dimensions 1 x 1 x 1 cm

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