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​Pair of Nigerian Beaded Female Heads

Nigeria 1950-1960 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. They sometimes came in pairs as man and women or two females. The artist was influenced by 16th century Benin bronzes.

Condition GOOD 

Measurements Height: 20 cm ( 7.87 in. ) Depth: 12 cm ( 4.72 in. ) Width/Length: 11 cm ( 4.33 in. ) 

Volume: 2640 m3 

Materials/Techniques: Terracotta and strings of beads in wax. Ref. #LU100151103600

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    ​Pair of Nigerian Beaded Female Heads

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