Benin Bronze Head


An astounding Benin Bronze Head is offered that was created using the lost cast method of metalworking. Over 21" tall and of substantial weight, this stunning work of African art is an example from the Old Kingdom of Benin (Nigeria). The bronzes were made originally in the royal foundry of the former Kingdom, and would commemorate a King's predecessor. Vintage 20th Century. 21" x 7" x 8".