A fragmentary Benin sculpture

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A fragmentary Benin sculpture of a Portuguese warrior holding the fragment of a crossbow in its hand, standing on a rectangular base.with equipments of the 16/17. Century and aims with a fragmentary crossbow.

Die Altertümer von Benin, Felix von Luschan 1919, Europäer S. 32 – 57 und 287 – 289.

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 Analysis Kotalla 320 years +/-18 %.

3.200 – 3.800,- Euro

Height: 69 cm
Weight: 13,5 kg

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Wolfgang Jaenicke: “A small guided tour of Ife and Benin bronzes”

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Weight 13.5 kg