Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Plaque: Warrior Chief

Date:
1550–1680
Geography:
Nigeria, Court of Benin
Culture:
Edo peoples
Medium:
Brass
Dimensions:
H. 18 11/16 x W. 8 7/16 x D. 2 3/8 in. (47.4 x 21.5 x 6.1 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.98
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 352
Possibly Webster Plass, London; [Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until 1952]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1952, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1958–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 363.

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