A Benin bronze-sculpture of a royal servant, holding a young panther on his shoulder, probably a gift for the Oba, a motive which in unknown in literature.
This object can be visited during the auction in the Gallery Wolfgang Jaenicke. It will not be sent and can only be picked up. After the end of the auction, the highest bidder can have the object for further analysis by its own account without significantly affecting the object in its substance. For this analysis, the winner of the auction has a period of 14 days. The object is from an old African Collection. Restitution organizations and individuals who are intensively concerned with restitution issues were informed about the object. See also Cultural Property Protection Law (Kultur Gut Schutz Gesetz – KGSG).
TL-Test Kotalla 370 years +/- 21,5 percent.
A small guided tour of Ife and Benin bronzes.
4.000 – 5.000,- Euro
Height: 65 cm
Weight: 7,9 kg