Artist Benin, African
  • Royal Ceremonial Armlet
Date 17th century
Medium ivory
Dimensions Overall: 7 1/2 × 4 3/4 inches (19.1 × 12.1 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund
Accession Number 2006.55
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View African: Fit for a King, Level 1 (see map)
Van Roon, Zollman, and Merton Simpson Collections.
(Yassine Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA);
2006-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)