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Large & beautifully decorated Nigerian Calabar brass dish

In good condition with some wear & tear – numerous dents & some holes in the thin brass visible

Late 19th Century

Height 5.5 cm Diameter 44 cm

Provenance: Ex UK Private Collection

 

NB These brass chargers were made in Birmingham and exported to Nigeria where they were traded & decorated by local artisans. These large brass dishes were regarded as items of prestige & were displayed to show great wealth or given to important dignitaries

Price: £250

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