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This magnifcent vessel is certainly by the same hand as another display piece commissioned for the Ògògà of Ikere, now in the British Museum, collected in 1924 (inv. no. 1924,136) (see Philips, ed, 1995, p.425, catalogue number 5.85). The faces and treatment of the sentry fgures around the rim have royal connotations and a similar treatment of the fgures in both the crown and this vessel suggest that the latter was made for use by Ògògà himself, or for an important royal presentation” (Christie’s London, Tribal Art, 4 July 1989, p. 40 [auction catalogue]). A beaded crown, ade, in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, inventory number 70.109.1a-b, also created for Onijagbo Obasoro Alowolodu, Ògògà of Ikere 1890-1928 , is by the same hand.