A very finely carved wooden altar stand from a shrine, with incised designs on the top rim and a conical form as a central motif.  Well weathered and worn with years of field use.  Fon peoples or related ethnic group, Togo / Dahomey, West Africa.  The Altar measures  16 inches tall x 17 inches wide.

A Rare Old Fon Shrine Altar

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