Fetish with padlocks - Wood - Fon - Benin

Fetish with padlocks - Wood - Fon - Benin
mid 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Beautiful protection couple of Fon fetishes, from Benin.
Representation of a couple, attached back to back.
Such items were used by diviners to solve problems in a couple, and protect them. Padlocks are fixed to the item in each ceremonie.
The statue is covered with remnants of libations and natural pigments.
Tribaly used item. For collectors.

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Lot details
Fetish with padlocks
Ethnic group/ culture
Region/ country
Mid 20th century
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
46.5×0×0 cm
1.46 kg
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