Benin Bronze Commemorative Head

Benin Bronze Commemorative Head - now in the collection of the Private Collection - image 1

Edo peoples, court of Benin, Nigeria
Copper alloy, iron
15th – 16th Century
Height: 22 cm

Louis Carré, Paris
Patricia Withofs, London
Baron Freddy Rolin, Brussels and New York

Selected Exhibition History
3 June-7 July 1955, Paris, Cercle Volney, Les arts africains

Selected Publication History
Les Amis de l'Art / Les jeunesses Artistiques, Les Arts Africains, Paris, 1955, p 59, cat 211
Marie-Louise Bastin, Introduction aux Arts d’Afrique Noire, Arnouville, 1984, p 34, fig 15

Acquired from Entwistle by
Private Collection