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Sculpture - Wood - Nkisi - Yombe - Congo DRC

Lot reference 24934689
Sculpture - Wood - Nkisi - Yombe - Congo DRC

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Location: Netherlands
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2nd half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Object: Sculpture (More lots)
Indigenous object name: Nkisi
Ethnic group/ culture: Yombe
Region/ country: Congo DRC
Material: Wood
Period: 2nd half 20th century
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 32×11×9.5 cm
Weight: 770 g

This is a wonderful and rare Nkisi figurine of the Yombe. Typical of the Yombe the head is lifted upwards with an open mouth.

Many of these Nkisi (spirit) figurines have a cavity in the abdomen filled with magical substances covered with glass. A vulva sticks out of the abdomen of this figurine indicating that this is a powerful female fetish. This fetish is invoked for fertility and successful births, as well as for health and well being for women.

The wood is hard and has a soft glossy patina. Old tear on the right side. See the pictures.

The figurine will be carefully packed and sent by registered and insured mail.

Nl Andermaal  

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  • everything was perfect, thanks for purchase!
    Very impressive piece.

    stefan365 September 9, 2019

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    Bien reçu, en etat parfait , jolie piece Lega inhabituelle , merci
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    Lezambi August 9, 2019

  • All well taken care of!

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United States $33.09
Austria $20.33
Belgium $20.33
Denmark $20.33
France $20.33
Germany $20.33
Italy $20.33
Luxembourg $20.33
Netherlands $9.21
Spain $20.33
Sweden $20.33
United Kingdom $20.33
Rest of Europe $26.54
Anywhere else $33.09

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