Old Nkisi maternity statuette - Wood - kongo - DR Congo

Description
Old Nkisi maternity statuette - Wood - kongo - DR Congo
2nd half 20th century - Good

Magnificent Kongo Maternity from DRC, in very hard and very dense wood, with a magnificent patina.
It is finely carved with scarifications in relief on the torso, sharp teeth and a decorated rounded headdress.
This figurine was used in rites associated to feminine fertility; it presents traces of wear.

Dating: 1960 /1970


Sold with a certificate of authenticity, original piece.

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



Dimensions:
Height without the stand: 18 cm
Width without the stand: 8 cm;


Weight, including the stand: 0.425 kilograms.

Stand included in the sale.



Careful packaging, registered shipment.

Lot details
Object
Old Nkisi maternity statuette
Ethnic group/ culture
kongo
Region/ country
DR Congo
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
18×8×8 cm
Weight
425 g
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