Manilla (Trade currency), between 1600 and 1700

  • Benin, African

Bronze

  • Overall: 1 3/4 × 11 × 6 3/4 inches (4.4 × 27.9 × 17.1 cm)

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Irving F. Burton

72.818

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Curved
  • Benin
  • Bronze
  • Manillas
  • Currency

Dr. and Mrs. Irving F. Burton (Huntington Woods, Michigan, USA)

1973-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Herbert, E W. Red-Gold, Copper Arts of Africa. Exh. cat., Mt. Holyoke College Art Museum. Massachusetts, September 4-October 31, 1984, checklist no. 98.

Benin, African, Manilla (Trade currency), between 1600 and 1700, bronze. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Irving F. Burton, 72.818.