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1204

TWO BENIN STYLE CIRE PURDUE BRONZE SCULPTURES.

1) 20th century, Africa. Large figure of a warrior with bow and blade, wearing a tooth necklace and appropriate attire standing atop carved plinth. 2) Circa 20th century. Hollow cast bronze head of a Benin Oni (king), figure has royal headdress and scarified face with perforations around mouth for the insertion of human hair to simulate tribal facial hair. SIZE: 1) 20″ h. 2) 19″ h. PROVENANCE: From a Maine collector. CONDITION: 1) Very good. 2) Very good. 49822-6, 49822-7, (100-200) – Lot 1204

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Auction: Fine Art, Asian & Antiques - Winter 2016
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