Brightly colored beaded terracotta head commissioned in the 1960s to decorate wealthy Nigerian homes. The terracotta sculpture is inlaid with strings of beads over its ceramic form. They sometimes came in pairs as man and women or two females. The artist was influenced by 16th century Benin bronzes.
Style: Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
Place of Origin: Nigeria
Date of Manufacture: 1950-1960
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