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An impressive older or vintage bronze lidded container in the form of a Fish. Benin peoples, Benin, Africa Among the tribes of this region, bronze work is a speciality, though is a disappearing art form. This Elaborate and detailed fish is one of the finest examples of Benin art we have offered. The Fish container has finely incised scales and designs and overall the form is stylized yet true and realistic.Collected in Benin, not Nigeria, This is a rare and collectible example of Benin art.Measures 15 inches long x 8 inches tall. Shipping weight of 12 lbs



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Rare Benin Bronze Fish Container, African Tribal Art

Estimate $400 - $600May 12, 2018