A terracotta head from the ancestral shrine of a leading member of the brass casting guild
A terracotta head from the ancestral shrine of a leading member of the brass casting guild. The Oba of Benin maintained strict control over the use of prestige materials: heads cast in brass were used only by the royal family, wooden heads by non-royal chiefs, and ceramic heads by the brass casters. Country of Origin: Nigeria. Culture: Edo. Date/Period: 17th Century. Place of Origin: Benin City. Material Size: Terracotta. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive / Courtesy Entwistle Gallery, London. Location: 08.
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Workshop of the Arts and Crafts technical school, Flensburg, Germany. c1908. Artist: Unknown
Workshop of the Arts and Crafts technical school, Flensburg, Germany. c1908.Workshop of the Kunstgewerbliche Fachschule at Flensburg. From The Studio Volume 44. [London Offices of the Studio, London, 1908]
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Tinsmiths in a tinsmith's shop, India, 1922.Artist: R Gorbold
Tinsmiths in a tinsmith's shop, India, 1922. From Peoples of All Nations, Their Life Today and the Story of Their Past, volume IV: Georgia to Italy, edited by JA Hammerton and published by the Educational Book Company (London, 1922).
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