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Power Figure - Cloth, Horn, Wood - Songye - DR Congo - Asian African Art
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Power Figure – Cloth, Horn, Wood – Songye – DR Congo

 120,00

Object:Power Figure
Ethnic group / culture:Songye
Region/ country:DR Congo
Material:Wood, Cloth, Horn
Period:Mid 20th century
Condition:Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand:No
Dimensions:47x12x12 cm
Weight:1250 g

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Description

Ancient 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.

Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.

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