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Early West African bronze crucifix, 1800s, depicting Christ as a negro, very rare, from Benin/Nigeri

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Early West African bronze crucifix, 1800s, depicting Christ as a negro, very rare, from Benin/Nigeri
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Early West African bronze crucifix, 1800s, depicting Christ as a negro, very rare, from Benin/Nigeria. 645 grams; 11" x 5-1/2". Dark in color but with light surface patina, with all figures intact, particularly the Christ figure with negroid features, small hole at top for a nail. With photo-certificate.