Statue Fon


Statue fetish Fon, Benin, wood, iron and oozed patina,

H: 25,2 in.

Great protecting festih of community representing an Assen, symbol of ancestor’s cult. Oozed patina due to  libations (shea butterand palm oil). We can see fixed hole at the bottom which may illustrate missing piece.

Origin: ex- french collection.

Beginning of 20th century.

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