Africa Direct
Africa Direct

Fon Woven Shield Benin African Art

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Special Price $145.00 Regular Price $225.00
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Brand Unbranded
Type of Object shield, weaving, basketry
Country of Origin Republic of Benin (the former Dahomey)
People Fon
Materials vegetal fiber, leather
Approximate Age 20th century
Depth (in) 7.5
Dimensions Depth: 7.5 Inches
14.5 Inches diameter
Overall Condition Fair. Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners.   Small splits, scrapes and cracks are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use.  We examine each piece carefully when we receive it and report any damage we find in our listings.  Please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage.
Damage/Repair Wear and broken fibers