Fetish - Wood - Nkisi Nkondi - Congo People - Congo DRC

Description
Fetish - Wood - Nkisi Nkondi - Congo People - Congo DRC
2nd half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Bought on an Auction.

Nkondi (plural varies Minkondi, Zinkondi, or Ninkondi are mystical idols made by the Kongo people of the Congo region. Nkondi are a subclass of minkisi that are considered aggressive. The name Nkondi derives from the verb -Konda, meaning "to hunt" and thus Nkondi means "hunter" because they can hunt down and attack wrong-doers, witches, or enemies. ( source : Wikipedia ).

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Lot details
Object
Fetish
Indigenous object name
Nkisi Nkondi
Ethnic group/ culture
Congo People
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
46×17×11 cm
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