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Fon Legba Phallus Fetish Benin

Fon Legba Phallus Fetish Benin


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Artifacts: Pre 1950: Item # 1478769
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These fertility fetishes were placed in the ground to promote the growth of crops. They were named after Legba, a trickster god of Vodun, who was usually pictured as young, virile, horned and phallic. H. 43 cm, first half of the 20th century. Ex coll. Ursula Voorhuis (1932-2021), The Netherlands.