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Ceremonial Bronze Item

Posted: Wed May 10, 2023 4:58 am
by Ezrah
Please help with the identification of this heavy, bronze item. It may be African. It looks like a ceremonial piece. 9 inches long.
Is this a leopard and cub symbol? I believe I''ve seen a similar symbol in a museum. Is it a replica, how can you tell if so?

Re: Ceremonial Bronze Item

Posted: Fri Jun 23, 2023 2:17 am
by Julien
Probably African, Benin / Nigeria West Afrika region … not sure about it's age but i would look into bonzes from west afrika.