- Art Funded
- 62.2 cm
- Mrs W O Oldman
He wears a helmet, leopard's tooth necklace and kilt with a side bustle to the left and stands in the foursquare position, characteristic of most Benin sculptures. This object was part of a large and varied collection of 30 works of ethnographic art, formed by W. O. Oldman, which the Art Fund presented to the nation on account of its 'exceptional merit'.
Mr W O Oldman.
Daily, 10am – 5.30pm (Fri until 8.30pm) Closed 24 – 26 Dec and 1 Jan