NAGU POWER FIGURE 1, Republic of Benin

Photographs © Tim Hamill

NAGU
POWER FIGURE 1
6" high x 2" wide x 1.5" deep
$1000

Ex:  Owen Hargreaves, London

This small power figure, bound up with an assortment of objects to enhance its effectiveness, dates from the early to mid 1900's. The head has some Yoruba characteristics, the body and form share the magical feel of neighboring Fon figures.


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