Benin Cast Bronze Shrine Figure

13599. Benin Cast Bronze Shrine Figure

West Africa, Late Court circa 1890s to 1920s

A rare tribally used cast sculpture of a woman wearing short pants and a cap-like head covering, her hands clasp together in a prayer like position, her breasts protrude between criss-cross baldric straps.

Size 14 inches (35cm) Height. Ex New York Private Collection.


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