Nkisi Fetish, Kongo, Rdc flag

Nkisi Fetish, Kongo, Rdc
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Object description :

"Nkisi Fetish, Kongo, Rdc"
Statue showing a standing male figure with one arm raised that once held a spear.
This nail fetish called Nkisi has been desecrated. Indeed, we can see that his abdominal magical load has been removed.
Kongo people, R.D.C.
Wood, iron, glass
Some slits, local restoration under the mouth on the right with an iron staple (see photo).
H: 49cm
cica 1940
Provenance: Alain PILETTE, Belgian agronomist
Price : 2400 €
Period:20th Century
Style:Tribal Art
Condition : Etat d'usage

Material : Bois, fer, verre
Height : 49 cm

Reference : 635504
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