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BINI people, Royal Court of Benin Northern Niger delta, Kingdom of Benin
Central section of a three-part salt-cellar 15th - 16th century Description: Salt cellar, the central section of a three-part cellar, with two equestrian figures in high relief and a nude figure...
Materials & Technique: sculptures, ceremonial objects, ivory carving
Dimensions: 8.8 h x 7.6 w x 7.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.528
Subject: African art
  • Alan Brandt, New York;
  • from whom bought by the Australian National Gallery, Canberra, July 1973