British-made copy of a Benin Bell
Unidentified Bini maker
Copper alloy and white and blue pigment
Overall: 5 7/8 × 3 1/16 in. (15 × 7.8 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Harry A. Franklin Family Collection
Place Made: Nigeria, Western Africa, Africa
Not on view
Works from the Continent of Africa, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-March 15, 2020.
Harry A. Franklin, about 1950; to Valerie Franklin (daughter), 1983; given to present collection, 1990.
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