2 African BENIN Bronze DWARF King Court statues, Nigeria



2 Large Benin Bronze Dwarf Kings Court statues.

Dwarfs played a very specific role in the Oba Kings court in Benin. They served to cheer the prince and to tell the truth on a lighthearted manner.

This bronze Benin Bronze Dwarf statues are of very high quality and made using the "lost wax" method, where the mold is lost during the casting process. Therefore, they are unique pieces. Due to the primitive process the object can shows some casting flaws, which gives it extra charm.

Very nice brown patina.Good condition, Take a good look at the pictures.

If you are interested in only 1 of the statues, it is possible to split them. Please contact me a for more information.

Dimensions each:
Height: 12.6 inch, 32 cm
Width: 4.7 inch, 12 cm
Depth: 4.7 inch, 12 cm

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Combined shipping possible, please ask for rates.
Customs duty, VAT, or import duty is the responsibility of the buyer.