Fon couple Fetish - Benin

Fon couple Fetish - Benin

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Powerfull Fon couple Fetish - Benin

Usually representing spirits, ancestors or the primordial couple, these figures were placed in shrines and treated with great respect. Through a wide range of style, scale, belief, and function the couples depicted share timeless, serene equality necessary to the continuity of their societies. Traditionally, most of the couples are two freestanding figures, conceived as a unit, and posed frontally, symmetrically, informal postures and of equal size.