Old and authentic Fetish - Bone, Feathers, Glass, Terracotta, Wood, Nails - kongo - DR Congo

Description
Old and authentic Fetish - Bone, Feathers, Glass, Terracotta, Wood, Nails - kongo - DR Congo
2nd half 20th century - Good

Kongo Fetish from DRC in hard and heavy wood with a wonderful patina, the eyes are in glass, it presents magical load made of soil, straw, nails, chicken bones, feathers and other secret elements contained in magical load. The fetish consists in a true incarnation of a spiritual entity that submits itself under human control, through rites. These pieces are used to solve all sorts of problems (illnesses, infertility, conflicts, etc.).

Dating: 2nd half of the 20th century.


From a personal collection acquired over the years, guaranteeing origin and authentic provenance.



Dimensions:
Height without the stand: 22 cm;
Width without the stand: 7 cm;


Weight, including the stand: 0.500 kilograms.

Stand included in the sale.



Careful packaging, registered shipment.

Lot details
Object
Old and authentic Fetish
Ethnic group/ culture
kongo
Region/ country
DR Congo
Material
Bone, Feathers, Glass, Nails, Terracotta, Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
7×22×6 cm
Weight
500 g
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