Commemorative head of a king (Oba)

Provenance

1968, L. Hope, England; December 3, 1968, Hope and others sale, Christie’s, London, lot 76, to Alexander Martin for £ 20,000. 2012, promised gift of Robert Owen Lehman to the MFA.

Credit Line

Robert Owen Lehman Collection

Commemorative head of a king (Oba)

Dimensions
Height x width: 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (24.1 x 16.5 cm)
Medium or Technique
Copper alloy, iron
Classification
Sculpture
Accession Number
L-G 7.11.2012
On view
Benin Kingdom Gallery - 172

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