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ID number:  BIRRC-D0002
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Erhabor, H. I.
Title / Object name:  Carved chest of drawers
Object type:  Furniture
Place made:  Benin City, Nigeria
Culture:  Edo (Bini)
Date made:  1949
Collector:  Danford, John
Materials:  Sida wood (W.A. Golden Walnut)
Measurements:  107 x 45 x 44 cm
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This tall unit comprises six drawers with a lidded top. Intricate relief carving on the top and four sides depicts various animals and forest scenes, including rats, elephants and warthogs.

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Danford, John

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