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Mask – Nail, Wood, Metal – 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. Good condition with signs of wear and tear and a powerfull appeance. The face is decorated with metal plates.
Object: Nkisi mask
Ethnic group/ culture: Bakongo
Region/ country: DR Congo
Material: Wood, Nail, Metal
Period: 2nd half 20th century
Condition: Good
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 48×26×18 cm
Weight: 2500 g


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