20th-Century Benin Pendant Reproduction
Appraised Value: $200 - $300
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Antiques Appraiser and Consultant
GUEST: My dad got this at a Masai trading camp in Kenya. And he was told that it was authentic and that it was from East Africa.
APPRAISER: This is from Nigeria. And this is Benin style, and Benin is a city in Nigeria.
APPRAISER: And this is in the style of an 18th-century pendant.
APPRAISER: But the problem is it's much too big. It's supposed to be heart-shaped. The whole thing is an exaggeration. So we have a decorative object. A piece like this is going to be $200 to $300.
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