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Container in the Form of a Leopard Head

A work made of brass.

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  • A work made of brass.

Date:

Early 21st century

Artist:

Edo
Benin City, Nigeria
Coastal West Africa

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Edo

Title

Container in the Form of a Leopard Head

Place

Nigeria (Object made in)

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2000–2008

Medium

Brass

Dimensions

12.7 × 14 × 22.2 cm (5 × 5 1/2 × 9 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba of Benin

Reference Number

2008.674

Extended information about this artwork

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