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May 12, 2021 10:00 AMCalender

Benin Terra-cotta Head

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3640BLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: May 12, 2021 10:00AM


Benin Terra-cotta Head, Nigeria, head of an Oba, or King, mounted on custom-made base, (loss to lower back and top of head),ht. 15 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Lowell, Massachusetts; Merton Simpson Gallery, New York City.
Estimate $800-1,200

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Lowell, New York City, Nigeria