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Unknown Benin

Benin Style Bronze Head of a Mother Queen, 20th Century AD

Bronze
21 1/4 × 5 in
54 × 12.7 cm
Unique
$8,000
Location
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, London, Seoul, Hong Kong
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About the work
Barakat Gallery
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, +3 more

Bronze commemorative heads placed on altars are dedicated to past Iyobas (queen mothers). The most …

Bronze commemorative heads placed on altars are dedicated to past Iyobas (queen mothers). The most distinctive feature of this head is the marvelous high, forward-pointing headdress, which is a version of the elaborate coiffure known as “chicken-beak” worn by high-ranking Edo women. Her face is expressive of calmness …

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Unknown Benin, ‘Benin Style Bronze Head of a Mother Queen’, 20th Century AD, Barakat Gallery
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Barakat Gallery
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, +3 more

Bronze commemorative heads placed on altars are dedicated to past Iyobas (queen mothers). The most …

Bronze commemorative heads placed on altars are dedicated to past Iyobas (queen mothers). The most distinctive feature of this head is the marvelous high, forward-pointing headdress, which is a version of the elaborate coiffure known as “chicken-beak” worn by high-ranking Edo women. Her face is expressive of calmness …

Medium
Sculpture

Unknown Benin

Benin Style Bronze Head of a Mother Queen, 20th Century AD

Bronze
21 1/4 × 5 in
54 × 12.7 cm
Unique
$8,000
Location
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, London, Seoul, Hong Kong
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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