Older, bronze warrior statue, BENIN, region Benin City, Nigeria, 1960-70
Magnificently moulded, unique bronze statue of a warrior from the BENIN. Manufactured by means of the method of lost wax (cire perdue), in which the mould is lost in the process. Hereby it is a unicat.
Absolutely massive statue, with a strong appearance and many details in its decorations. The patina shows its age. Overall, the statue is in good condition. Look carefully at the photos.
Height: 39 cm
Width: approx. 13 cm
Weight: 3745 grams !!
Origin: region Benin City, Nigeria
Provenance: Obtained from a private collection near Kortrijk, Belgium