Department of Antiquities Nigerian Museum CatalogueProvenance
Purchases by the Nigerian Government at the Sale by Messrs. Sotheby & Co. Bond Street, London on April 26th 1954, M. B. E. B. Fagg, assistant surveyor of antiquities, acted for the Nigerian Government at the Sale in negotiations. The property of Mrs. Dorothy Hemingway. (From the collection of Dr. R. Allman, Principal Medical Officer of Southern Nigeria during the Benin Punitive Expedition of 1897.
Object Name (as specified in the 2019 Lagos National Museum store/gallery inventory)