Benin Bronze Plaque

R2,100.00

BENIN BRONZE PLAQUE – Bronze plaques like this decorated the walls of the royal palace of the Kingdom of Benin in what is now modern-day Nigeria.  Benin Bronze gathered great appreciation in Europe as it was incredible to them that such highly developed objects could be made by such ‘primitive’ people.  The first examples of these plaques dates back to the 13th century.

 

1 in stock

Packaged Weight 2 kg
Packaged Dimensions 26 × 15 × 25 cm
Actual Product Weight

0,7kg

Actual Product Dimensions

13cm x 4,5cm x 17cm

Art Style

Traditional Style

Sculpture Material

Bronze