Big, bronze IFE head, Benin City, Nigeria, 2nd half 20th century

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Magnificently moulded bronze head of the IFE from the region Benin City in Nigeria. Traditionally known for the quality of their bronze statues. This is a fine example, moulded using the method of 'lost wax', in which the mould is lost in the process. The statue has a serene appearance and it is beautiful from whichever angle you look at it. With slight traces of use and aging, this head is in good condition.

Height: 37 cm
Circumference at the height of the mouth: 59 cm
Weight: 3800 grams
Origin: region Benin City, Nigeria
Date: 2nd half 20th century

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