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Box: Man with Goat and Crocodile

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Court of Benin
Culture:
Edo peoples
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H. 1 3/4 x W. 2 7/8 x D. 5 1/2 in. (4.5 x 7.3 x 14 cm)
Classification:
Bone/Ivory-Containers
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.17.70a, b
Not on view
Collected Benin, 1897 Punitive Expedition; Mrs. E.C. Gaze and R.H.H. Barneby, Esq., London, until 1965; (Sotheby's, London, March 29, 1965, no. 124); [K. John Hewett, London, from 1965]; [Charles Ratton, Paris]; Klaus G. and Dolly Perls, New York, until 1991

"Sale catalogue of March 29, 1965." In Important African Sculpture, Pre-Columbian, Oceanic and Indian Art. Sotheby's, London, 1965, 124.



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