Large Female Beaded Sculpture
Nigeria 1950-1960's Brightly coloured beaded terracotta head commissioned in the 1960's to decorate wealthy Nigerian homes. The terracotta sculpture is inlaid with strings of beads over its ceramic form. The artist was influenced by 16th century Benin bronzes.
Measurements Height: 44 cm ( 17.32 in. ) Depth: 22 cm ( 8.66 in. ) Width/Length: 24 cm ( 9.45 in. )
Volume: 23232 m3
Materials/Techniques: Terracotta decorated with beaded strings in wax Ref. #LU100151103320