Statue(s) (1) - Beads, Raphia, Wood - Mankishi - Songye - Congo DRC

Description
Statue(s) (1) - Beads, Raphia, Wood - Mankishi - Songye - Congo DRC
Early 20th century - Good

MANKISHI SONGYE Statue

NKISI are very powerful protective fetishes that can be used for an entire village or for a single family, as in this case.
It has a charge on the belly and in the horn on the head.
The beaded, lively and inquisitive eyes to flush out all approaching dangers.
The blue and white beaded necklace invokes the ancestors' spirits protection.
Beautiful patina of antiquity.


Provenance : Private Belgian collection


Certification on request


Shipping : Insured, tracked and traced
Pick up possible at our gallery in Brussels (Sablon)

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Statue(s)
Indigenous object name
Mankishi
Ethnic group/ culture
Songye
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Beads, Raphia, Wood
Period
Early 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
41×0×0 cm
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