Old Fon fetish (Benin). Wooden statue, whose base is out of metal of conical form enclosing the object. On the top of the head a black iron is planted, the cowrie eyes are fixed by small nails. Around the neck a necklace of cowries, another of raffia, cord, on which are fixed a snake, a blade and a black iron bell... There are also a few pieces of fabric left.... Height: 50 cm. Provenance: Acrosonge gallery, Paris.