Vintage Benin Bronze Hornblower. Exquisite replica of one of the retinue of the Oba of Benin sounding a side-blown horn. Objects such as this would have been found on alters in the Benin Royal Court of the late 16th/17th century; and would have been dedicated to the Oba’s ancestors. Circa 1990.
34 cm wide x 64 cm high – weight 17 kg
13 in wide x 2′1″ high – weight 37.5 lbs