Lidded Box (ekpoki), Brass, Edo peoples

Lidded Box (ekpoki)

Date:
16th–19th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Court of Benin
Culture:
Edo peoples
Medium:
Brass
Dimensions:
D. 3 3/4 x Diam. 18 in. (9.5 x 45.7 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Containers
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.17.68a, b
Not on view
[W.D. Webster, London, from 1898]; Augustus Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers, Farnham, Dorset, UK, acquired before 1900; (Christie's, London, June 13, 1978, no. 263); Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, New York, until 1991