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Benin Style Bronze Head of a Mother Queen, 20th Century AD
Bronze
21 1/4 × 5 in
54 × 12.7 cm
Unique
$8,000
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, London, Seoul, Hong Kong
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Barakat Gallery
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, +3 more
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Bronze commemorative heads placed on altars are dedicated to past Iyobas (queen mothers). The most …

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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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About the work
Barakat Gallery
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, +3 more
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Bronze commemorative heads placed on altars are dedicated to past Iyobas (queen mothers). The most …

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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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Benin Style Bronze Head of a Mother Queen, 20th Century AD
Bronze
21 1/4 × 5 in
54 × 12.7 cm
Unique
$8,000
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, London, Seoul, Hong Kong
Have a question? Read our FAQ.