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#948 Lg Benin Bronze King Head Oba Nigeria 14' H
#948 Lg Benin Bronze King Head Oba Nigeria 14' H
#948 Lg Benin Bronze King Head Oba Nigeria 14' H
#948 Lg Benin Bronze King Head Oba Nigeria 14' H
#948 Lg Benin Bronze King Head Oba Nigeria 14' H
#948 Lg Benin Bronze King Head Oba Nigeria 14' H
#948 Lg Benin Bronze King Head Oba Nigeria 14' H
#948 Lg Benin Bronze King Head Oba Nigeria 14' H
#948 Lg Benin Bronze King Head Oba Nigeria 14' H
#948 Lg Benin Bronze King Head Oba Nigeria 14' H

#948 Lg Benin Bronze King Head Oba Nigeria 14' H

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Superb vintage large Benin Bronze Brass King Head Oba Nigeria African Amazing in person 14" h by 8" w by 9" D  Benin heads were kept on altars, is royal art, made to glorify the great king, or OBA, who is considered to have divine ancestry. The brass casters guild historically worked primarily for the monarchy, w/ smaller pieces being available to chiefs. It has been in existence since the 15th or 16th century.Benin castings were all made by the lost-wax technique, which produces one-of-a-kind pieces