Oskar Kaiser was a merchant and locally active in Nigeria as a commercial agent in the export/import business, presumably with “colonial goods” and commodities. Kaiser traded in Lagos as “Oscar Kaiser & Co.” in 1915 and probably travelled regularly between Hamburg and West Africa. In correspondence he refers to the Hamburg-based business partner?) Paul Luck and writes of having brought items brack from Benin City himself. In 1904, he sold six objects from the Kingdom of Benin to the MARKK.