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Mask – Glass, Nail, Wood – Kongo – Congo


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Striking Nkisi Bakongo mask from DR Congo. In order to stimulate and obtain a spirit`s protection, Kongo people hammer nails into its wooden representation and shout at it.

Provenance: Manfred Schäfer collection, ex- gallery owner from Ulm, Germany.

Including professional custom made stand.

Object: Nkisi mask
Ethnic group/ culture: Bakongo
Region/ country: DR Congo
Material: Wood, Nail
Period: Mid  20th century
Condition: Good
Sold with stand: Yes
Dimensions: 33×19×13 cm
Weight: 1100 g


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