Wonderful large and heavy Benin leopard in bronze. For the Benin people, the leopard is a mighty and powerful royal animal, which rules the savanna as the king rules over his people.It also serves as a symbol of justice. The details of this statue is magnificent, the tribal configurations are sublime. This bronze leopard is of very high quality and made using the "lost wax" method, where the mold is lost during the casting process. Therefore, they are unique pieces. Due to the primitive process the object can shows some casting flaws, which gives it extra charm.
The leopard has a beautiful brown patina. Dimensions approximately: Height: 11.4 inch, 29 cm Width: 17.7 inch, 45 cm. Depth: 4.7 inch, 12 cm. Weight: 10.6 lbs, 4.8 kg. We welcome all reasonable offers!We appreciate your bussiness and look forward to helping you bring home a piece of history! The item "Large African BENIN Bronze Leopard BENIN City TRIBAL ART PRIMITIVE CRAFTS" is in sale since Friday, January 8, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\African\Sculptures & Statues". The seller is "webrasa" and is located in Tilburg. This item can be shipped worldwide.