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Songye Nkisi - Songye - DR Congo
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Songye Nkisi - Songye - DR Congo

Songye statue, Nkisi , nkishi (pl. mankishi ) hermaphrodite of Songye, it has a massive head that with a very expressif face. The arms are positioned around a protruding abdomen. The absence of a summit horn is noteworthy. The peculiarity of these fascinating tribal figures most often lies in the angular treatment of the form, the imposing triangular face that takes up here the face of the African mask kifwebe, the mouth cracks spread in grin, and the attitude deported to the front of the bulging belly. nKisi plays the role of mediator between God and humans, charged with protecting against different evils. Wood, with beautiful red-brown patina, cowrie Conditions: Overall good conditions with signs of usage. Our Guarantees: - Packaged with the greatest care in a double sided box - Shipped with tracking information. - Shipments of objects above 100 Euro will be insured. - A certificate of authenticity can be provided on request with every purchased item over 250 Euro.

No. 78255355

No longer available
Songye Nkisi - Songye - DR Congo

Songye Nkisi - Songye - DR Congo

Songye statue, Nkisi , nkishi (pl. mankishi ) hermaphrodite of Songye, it has a massive head that with a very expressif face. The arms are positioned around a protruding abdomen. The absence of a summit horn is noteworthy. The peculiarity of these fascinating tribal figures most often lies in the angular treatment of the form, the imposing triangular face that takes up here the face of the African mask kifwebe, the mouth cracks spread in grin, and the attitude deported to the front of the bulging belly. nKisi plays the role of mediator between God and humans, charged with protecting against different evils.

Wood, with beautiful red-brown patina, cowrie
Conditions: Overall good conditions with signs of usage.

Our Guarantees:
- Packaged with the greatest care in a double sided box
- Shipped with tracking information.
- Shipments of objects above 100 Euro will be insured.
- A certificate of authenticity can be provided on request with every purchased item over 250 Euro.

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