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Carved tribal figure of the Benin Oba of Nigeria

S/N:CE128

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Early 20th century

  • £215.00
  • €241 Euro
  • $266 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Carved tribal figure of the Benin Oba of Nigeria

GINGER TOM'S CURIOUS ECLECTIC
An ancestral figure of an Oba or king of the Edo people of the Benin Kingdom in Nigeria.
He is finely carved out of ebony and dates to the early 20th century. He is wearing a traditional coral collar and holding a ceremonial sword known as an Eden sword.
The wood has an attractively aged patina.
This is a fine example of a rare Benin piece.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 31cm (12.20in)
  • W: 7.5cm (2.95in)
  • D: 8cm (3.15in)

Period: 

Early 20th century

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GINGER TOM'S CURIOUS ECLECTIC

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Welcome to Ginger Tom's Curious Eclectic.  We are a husband and wife team, both with a lifelong interest in antiques. Our business stems from the usual collector turned dealer scenario.  As our own collections grew, it became obvious we needed to redistribute some items in order to make space to buy new treasures to feed our own habit.

Buying to sell seemed the natural progression from this. We have been involved in buying and selling since 2004, but have only recently taken the decision to establish an online presence. We don't specialise in any particular area, but our interests do influence our stock purchases to a degree.

Our stock includes a varied mix of unusual antique, interesting vintage and stylish contemporary objects that would suit many different settings. Our key criteria is that we only buy, and therefore only sell, items that we would have in our own home and believe that if we like something, others will too.

Our opening hours are 9.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

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