Fon Culture, Benin. Height: 49 cm.
Intriguing fetish with a very elongated face, the eyes are brought to the forehead, simply suggested by two notches. The rest of the face is more finely carved. There is magical load on the belly, the dog’s skull is attached with cords in red, white and black, Voodoo colours. Dry patina of origin. Beautiful ancient and authentic Voodoo object of collection. Around 1930.
This piece was published and exhibited in 2011, on the occasion of the exhibition “Étranges Objets”.
An exhibition catalogue will be delivered with the item. Edition of the catalogue limited at 100 copies.
- Indigenous object name
- Vaudou Vodun
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- Sold with stand
- 49×0×0 cm