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Benin Box Reproduction

Benin Box Reproduction
Benin Box Reproduction
Item# JPT-29936
Availability: Usually ships the next business day

Product Description

Reproduction of Benin Box, Benin Kingdom

19th Century Ivory (original box), Actual Size

This oval box, the original was carved from ivory, shows two fighting Portugese in 16th century dress. The flying gin bottle may be the secret of the battle. It was made in the kingdom of Benin for Ovonramwen, the Oba (king) of the Kingdom of Benin at the time of the 1897 invasion by the British.

Size: 6" W x 4"H x 1"D

Cast reproduction.

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