Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner

Power figure (bla-bocio)
Early 20th century
Fon people, The Republic of Benin
Wood, cloth, organic materials, rope
H: 10.4; W: 3; D: 3.1 cm
Gift of George Feher, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B84.0193

Shafir, Dorit, Hidden Power in African Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2014

Hidden Power in African Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Modern Art, 21/05/2014 - 17/01/2015

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir