Sculpture - Wood - Songye / Kasongo - DR Congo

Description
Sculpture - Wood - Songye / Kasongo - DR Congo
1st half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Our upright male fetish figure holds his hands beside his navel.
Only the head has an opening, filled with magical substances, an animal skeleton fragment and a piece of metal.

Ex. colonial collection. Bruges, Belgium.

Hard wood type.
Shiny, smooth oil patina.
Dust deposits and hairline cracks in places.
The base has wear.
Skirt made of coarse raffia.
Magical paste with bone and iron fragments.

Track & Trace shipping.

Lot details
Object
Sculpture
Ethnic group/ culture
Songye / Kasongo
Region/ country
DR Congo
Material
Wood
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
30×8×8 cm
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