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Figure - Nail, Wood, Horn - Songye - Congo - Asian African Art
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Figure – Nail, Wood, Horn – Songye – Congo

 175,00

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SKU: 37.78 Category: Search for: , ,
Description

Very interesting Songye figure. Stylistic wooden ancestor figure of the SONGYE tribe from D.R. Congo
It served to protect the family against diseases, accidents, bad spirits and bewitchment.
Good condition with a beautiful aged patina. The figure has is decorated with copper nails and plates and has a magical horn on top.

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: 60×16×13 cm
Weight: 3600 g
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