Previous Collection Jim Willis, California
Most Fon figures known today are quite powerful with their accumulated
surfaces; but for the most part, they lack aesthetic beauty. This figure
is incredibly powerful while at the same time being truly beautiful. To
fully appreciate the age of this piece; the heavy encrusted surface needs
to be touched. The accumulation is extreme from generations of libations.
The carving genius doesn’t end with a beautifully rendered mystical
face; the finely sculpted body possess’s great negative and positive
space. With a snake climbing up the body of the figure; this is a true
This shrine figure stands 11 inches tall.
SOLD / IN 305