Benin animals, and small bronze objects, were used in West Africa as a form of currency and thus status. Their value lies in both the metal used and the ornamentation created on the sculpture.
Benin animals are made using the lost-wax method of casting.
Size: 13cmW x 10cmH
Object:- Leopard- created by Edo people from the Benin Kingdom of Nigeria. A symbol of Royal Power.