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Rooster - Vessel

Benin-Culture, Nigeria
around 1700
31,5 cm

Edited in the net since february 2018
Rooster - Vessel:

Base decorated with wickerwork bands. Worked out with great care in lost casting. Naturalistic, lively expression. Some details punched with fine chisels. Very good condition. Slowly grown patina without extreme weathering. Rare representation as a vessel.

Rooster open

Line grey
Similar objects   Illustration
Felix von LUSCHAN: Die Altertümer von Benin, Band 1-3, Berlin 1919, S. 337-339. Tafel 76

Linie Grau
The Metropolitan Museum of Art