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Water pitcher


Artist Unknown


18th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G250
Water pitcher, Artist Unknown
Leopard Aquamanile: Gallery Label - Current
: Introducing the New African Galleries
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Medium: Ceremonial Objects | Bronze
Size: 17 x 26 in. (43.18 x 66.04 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Nigeria, West Africa region, Benin Kingdom
Culture: Edo Culture, Africa, Nigeria, West Africa region, Benin Kingdom
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: Leopard Aquamanile, Bronze, Benin Culture, Africa, XVIIc; covered with incised spots and smnall punch marks. Rare example.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Miscellaneous Works of Art Purchase Fund
Accession Number: 58.9
Artist: Artist Unknown, French, 1485 - about 1556
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1485 - about 1556
Added to Site: February 28, 2009