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An Ivory Salt Cellar Around The Base Of Which Are Figures Of Portuguese Noblemen ...

An Ivory Salt Cellar Around The Base Of Which Are Figures Of Portuguese Noblemen ...

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Description: An ivory salt cellar around the base of which are figures of Portuguese noblemen . In Benin style , this and similar ivories were made by African craftsmen for the Portuguese . The lid is surmounted by a Portuguese caravel with crows nest and lookout . Country of Origin : Nigeria . Culture : Afro Portuguese . Date / Period : 16th century . Material Size : Ivory .

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