Benin Kingdom Style Brass Blade with Figural Handle, West Africa
Benin Kingdom style (Benin and Nigeria, West Africa)
Blade with figural handle, 20th century
from the collection of artists Lenore and Robert Szesko (Chicago, Illinois).
- tarnish throughout with minor white deposits to the tip of the blade; abrasions, wear, and minor patina loss; rust to nail mounts to the center.