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Leopard Pendant

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Artist Unknown (Benin)

Date

17th-18th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Leopard Pendant, Artist Unknown (Benin)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Adornment | Ivory, copper
Size: 5 3/8 x 2 3/16 x 7/8 in. (13.65 x 5.56 x 2.22 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Nigeria, West Africa region
Culture: Benin, Africa, Nigeria, West Africa region
Style: 17th-18th century
Physical Description: elongated face; concave on back; spots and whiskers inlaid; leaf-shaped ears; open mouth with teeth and tongue visible; warm brown patina
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Putnam Dana McMillan Fund
Accession Number: 2004.2
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009