A RESONANT SLAVE POWER FIGURE FROM THE FON TRIBE OF BENIN, WEST AFRICA ( No 255)

£78.00
This is a resonant female slave power figure from the Fon tribe of Benin, West Africa.  There is bar between the teeth obstructing speech, a talismanic bundle at the solar plexus, metal chains around the neck, and the hands tethered behind the back.  Has a slightly encrusted patina, suggesting libations.  In good condition. This item is could have been tribally used.  Height approx 30cm.