ORIGINAL & AUTHENTIC IKAO BENIN BRONZE ARTIFACT - 600 AD
Several artifacts were stolen in 1897 when British forces invaded Benin Kingdom but fortunately our ancestors were wise and hide some of their artifacts which had been passed from one generation to the other and it has been passed to my generation. I present to you the ORIGINAL AND AUTHENTIC IKAO BENIN BRONZE ARTIFACT.
A Magnificent and Highly Important Benin Head of an Oba which was cast 600 AD. The hollowed form rising from a cylindrical neck encircled by several rows of coral beads, the face with delicately modeled lips, small flaring nose and wide oval eyes, inset with iron for the pupils, three raised scarification lines above the eyes and a fourth larger rectangular line inset in iron above the inner corner of each eye (ikao), framed by flat diminutive ears and wearing an elaborate headdress with coral beads in a crisscross pattern with additional groups of five pod shaped beads attached to the surface and eleven strands of beads at each side, two braids behind the left and one braid behind the right ear, each terminating in a single coral bead; '1114' in white pigment on reverse of head; mounted on rotating Inagaki base; exceptionally fine, varied gold brown patina with traces of red pigment. Height 9 1/4 in. 23.5 cm.
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... then head over to Shah Jalal Masjid in Burnley if your local where it will be auctioned off today
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