Tall fetish statue from Benin. Used as part of the voodoo cult of the Yoruba people in West Africa. During elaborate celebrations these kinds of images, in tandem with other rituals, served to aid the Yoruba to gain contact with their Gods and facilitate spiritual transformation.
Height: c. 55cm
Width: c. 18cm
Weight: 1250 gr.
Materials: wood, iron and bronze pieces, textile, parts of bird skull and other mixed media.
From a private collection. Please consult the photographs for an exact description. More photographs can always be consulted.
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