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Figure – Nail, Wood, Horn, metal – Songye – Congo


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Great wooden power figure of the SONGYE tribe from D.R. Congo
It served to protect the family against diseases, accidents, bad spirits and bewitchment.
Condition: good, with a beautiful patina of age. Contains a horn filled with magical substances on top of the head. The face has a great patina with metal plates.

Object: Figure
Ethnic group/ culture: Songye
Region/ country: DR Congo
Material: Wood, Nail, Horn
Period: 2nd half 20th century
Condition: Good
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 58×17×15 cm
Weight: 1600 g