A Cast Bronze Benin-Style Seated Figure
A CAST BRONZE BENIN-STYLE SEATED FIGURE
Southwestern Nigeria, possibly 18th-19th Century.
The seated figure representing an Edo chief wearing a headband with a fern leaf, necklace with pendant, armbands, anklets, and a wrap skirt with snakes in relief; he carries an animal horn in his right hand, his fly whisk resting over his left shoulder.
11 ˝ x 7 x 10 ˝ inches.