Magic power figure - Wood, animal skin, snake skin (Bitis Gabonica) beads, medicine bags etc. - "nkisi" - Songye - DR Congo

Description
Magic power figure - Wood, animal skin, snake skin (Bitis Gabonica) beads, medicine bags etc. - "nkisi" - Songye - DR Congo
Early 20th century - Excellent

Provenance:
M.Daniel Bourde, France
G.F.Vesely AUT.
A perfect nkisi figure with a lovely patina from age and signs of wear and tear, resting on an equally old base.
Supplied with a certificate of authenticity.
!!! The object is shipped with EMS express mail...

Lot details
Object
Magic power figure
Indigenous object name
"nkisi"
Ethnic group/ culture
Songye
Region/ country
DR Congo
Material
Wood, animal skin, snake skin (Bitis Gabonica) beads, medicine bags etc.
Period
Early 20th century
Condition
Excellent
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
55×0×0 cm
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