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Edo Tribe Benin Bronze Leopard Statue

Sale priceR 2,150.00

Introducing our Edo Tribe Benin Bronze Leopard Statue, a majestic embodiment of artistic heritage. Meticulously crafted by skilled artisans, this bronze masterpiece pays homage to the rich cultural legacy of the Edo people. The intricately detailed leopard sculpture captures the essence of strength, grace, and cultural significance. Elevate your space with this symbol of Edo craftsmanship, an exquisite blend of history and artistry that transcends time. Bring the spirit of the Edo Tribe into your home with this striking bronze statue, a testament to the enduring legacy of African artistic expression.

Please note that due to the handmade nature of this item, each one is unique and may have variations in colour and design. If you would like to inquire about available stock, please Whatsapp (+27) 082 568 5710 for more details. 


Tail Up: L: 13cm; W: 5.5cm; H: 14.5cm; Weight: 0.610kg

Tail Down: L: 15cm; W: 4.5cm; H: 13.5cm; Weight: 0.585kg

The Edo Tribe Benin Bronze Statues originate from the Kingdom of Benin, located in present-day Nigeria. These exquisite bronze sculptures are not only remarkable works of art but also bear witness to the rich history and cultural legacy of the Edo people.

The Kingdom of Benin, renowned for its advanced artistic and metallurgical skills, thrived from the 11th to the 19th century. The creation of bronze statues was a sophisticated craft mastered by skilled artisans within the royal guild. These artisans were responsible for producing intricate plaques, statues, and other bronze artifacts that adorned the royal palace, altars, and public spaces.

The Benin Bronzes served various functions, including honoring past rulers, commemorating significant events, and conveying spiritual and religious significance. The artistry displayed in these sculptures reflects the cultural, political, and religious aspects of the Benin Kingdom.

In 1897, during the British punitive expedition, a considerable number of Benin Bronzes were looted and ended up in various European museums and private collections. The repatriation of these artworks has been a topic of global discussion, highlighting the importance of returning cultural heritage to its place of origin.

Owning an Edo Tribe Benin Bronze Statue is not just possessing a beautiful artwork but is also a connection to the intricate history, cultural sophistication, and enduring legacy of the Edo Kingdom. These statues serve as tangible echoes of a remarkable civilization, telling stories of resilience, artistic brilliance, and a vibrant cultural heritage.



Edo Tribe Benin Bronze Leopard Statue
Edo Tribe Benin Bronze Leopard Statue Sale priceR 2,150.00