Lot: 209

96th Auction

Bell

Nigeria, Lower Niger / Cross River area

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
H: 6.9 inch 800 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

copper alloy (bronze, brass), corrosion, missing part Comparable bells, five of which were attached side by side to a leather bag, illustrated in Peek, 2021, p. 135, Fig. 11.2.


Peek, Philip M., The Lower Niger Bronzes, New York, London 2021, p. 135, Fig. 11.2