Arts of Africa
Other: 10 1/4 x 9 1/4 in., 13 lb. (26 x 23.5 cm, 5.9kg) (show scale)
Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos
Prior to 1953, provenance not yet documented; before 1951, reportedly acquired by William Randolph Hearst of California; before 1953, probably acquired by Julius Carlebach, New York, NY; by 1953, acquired by Millicent A. Rogers of Taos, NM; 1953, inherited from Millicent A. Rogers by Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos; 1956, gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos to the Brooklyn Museum.
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 object. Relief plaque is mounted on wood.
This item is not on view
Edo. Relief Plaque, mid-20th 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)
overall, 56.6.68_PS1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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