This is a fascinating bronze bust, made in Benin City, West Africa. It is an incredibly three dimensional, large lost wax technique bronze. Has a substantial weight, size and level of textural detail. The headdress is a highlight in its complexity. The face has textural lines evoking scarification. Has intricate texture and patterns in relief throughout. The patina is moderate In good condition, Height approx 26cm. This item is decorative.