Arts of Africa
18th or 19th century
Other: 10 1/4 x 9 1/4 in., 13 lb. (26 x 23.5 cm, 5.9kg) (show scale)
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Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos
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Edo. Relief Plaque, 18th or 19th century. Copper alloy, Other: 10 1/4 x 9 1/4 in., 13 lb. (26 x 23.5 cm, 5.9kg). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 56.6.68. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 56.6.68_PS1.jpg)
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Bronze plaque in relief, almost all constructed within a square frame of the same material. Large, standing, central, female figure with clenched fists is surrounded by six smaller figures, probably attendants. She wears a decorated conical cap, five-ringed collar, arm ornaments, bands crossing the front of her body revealing uncovered breasts, decorated skirt, ringed anklets, and sandals. Each of the six smaller figures carries a different symbolic(?) object. Relief plaque is mounted on wood. Condition is good.
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