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Old Benin Bronze Life Size Leopard Head Sculpture
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A 20th century Benin bronze African leopard head. Sculpted by hand, then cast in bronze by the lost wax process, this is a one-of-a-kind piece. Bronze leopard heads were often worn as hip or waist ornaments by African tribal chiefs. Has a beautiful patina that only comes with age. Dates circa mid 20th century. Measures 8.25 Inches high, 4.75" across, 3.5" deep.