Authentic wooden fetish figure of the SONGYE tribe from D.R. Congo These kind of fetish figurines were placed in the home and only exceptionally taken out of their environment.
It served to protect the family against diseases, accidents, bad spirits and bewitchment.
The horn in the crown was filled with magic substance by the sorcerer to ensure its optimum performance. Condition: good, with clear traces of wear and tear. The left side of the face is damaged.
Dimensions: Height 88 x Width 20 x Depth 20 cm
Weight: 6000 gram
Provenance: Ex private collection from Belgium.
Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).