This Lobi small figure had a healing function under the auspices of Thilda, and was used in the small family shrine.
This figure is coming from a private collection of Jan van Camp, Antwerp who collects mainly miniature figures like this one..
The wooden figurine is wrapped with magic elements like bird feathers, beads, rope, a little skull fragment, vegetable fibers, and skin fragment.
The figure itself is 15cm high. No stand.
- Shrine (figure)
- Indigenous object name
- Provenance Jan Van Camp
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- Feathers, Plant fibre, Wood
- 1st half 20th century
- Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 20×10×7 cm