Fetish statuette (1) - wood, iron rings - Yanda - zande - Congo DRC

Description
Fetish statuette (1) - wood, iron rings - Yanda - zande - Congo DRC
2nd half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

There are two sorts of Zande sculptures:
The first sculptures measure between 30 and 50 cm, and represent the ancestors: the Kudu.
The second ones measure between 10 and 20 cm, and are dolls of an animal or human shape. These often have an apotropaic role and are used during divine rites.
These sculptures often present a crusty patina.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Fetish statuette
Indigenous object name
Yanda
Ethnic group/ culture
zande
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
wood, iron rings
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
10×29×12 cm
Weight
2 g
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