Benin Figure Small


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The Benin bronze figures depicts members of the King’s entourage. Bronze is a valuable metal in Africa and these figures would be regarded as a status symbol. The Benin Bronzes led to a greater appreciation in Europe of African culture and art. Initially, it appeared incredible to the discoverers that people “supposedly so primitive and savage” were responsible for such highly developed objects. – Size: Sml 30-50cm (measurements are approximate) Origin: Benin