Vintage Large Benin Bronze Leopard


Product sku AFR331AB319A


Vintage solid bronze Benin leopard. The traditional royal leopard of Benin symbolizes the Oba's authority and high status as "King of the forest" and remains today a symbolic image in Benin art representing power and strength. Beautifully hand crafted bronze figure created from by the lost wax technique. Intricate details with spotting and surface carvings. Wonderful to display as a flanking pair. This piece is the male version. Each sold separately.

Length 35 in
Depth 10 in
Height 42 in

Quantity 1 in stock

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