FON IRON FIGURES, Republic of Benin

 

FON
Figure 13
38" high
$1000

 

FON
Figure 10
15" high
$200

Despite their appearance, we believe these pieces were made to be sold.

Photographs © Hamill Galllery

FON, FIGURES, Republic of Benin

Figures made of iron and brass were displayed in royal compounds to affirm kingly power. They usually depicted a king with related motifs.

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