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Old protection pole statue in hardwood - FON - Benin

Lot reference 12699783

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Location: Netherlands
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
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Middle of 20th century - In good condition

Powerful pole/protection statue of the Fon tribe from Benin. Female, partly abstract statue. Finely carved face. Much nuance and variation in colour all over the statue. The crusty patina shows remnants of kaolin clay, dried blood, (chicken) and reddish brown pigments. The picture exudes a serene and mystical appearance. The insect damage shows that it has been standing in the ground for a long time. The statue is free of insects and mounted on a stand. With the mentioned traces of wear and tear this statue is in good condition.

Height: 42 cm (including standard/foot 48.5 cm)
Weight: 2855 grams
Date: Mid 20th century
Origin: Benin
Provenance: ex Peter Beaujean (ex gallery/museum Tounkara in Rotterdam)

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  • Todo perfecto , incluido el cuidadoso embalaje

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United States $44.58
Austria $26.98
Belgium $22.29
Canada $44.58
Denmark $26.98
France $22.29
Germany $26.98
Ireland $26.98
Italy $26.98
Luxembourg $26.98
Netherlands $11.73
Norway $35.20
Poland $32.85
Portugal $34.02
Spain $26.98
Sweden $26.98
Switzerland $35.20
United Kingdom $22.29
Rest of Europe $37.54
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