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Bronze fan

Unknown1600/1900

National Museums of World Culture

National Museums of World Culture

Fan of bronze. Important persons have attendants to keep them cool during the ceremonies. That this fan ismade of bronze indicates that it has been used atcourt. Fans are also made of embroidered skin ofcow, leopard or antelope.

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  • Title: Bronze fan
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1600/1900
  • Provenance: Benin City, Nigeria
  • Place Part Of: Nigeria
  • Physical Dimensions: w330 x h410 mm
  • Type: Fan
  • Rights: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/se/

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