|Ethnic group / culture:||Songye|
|Region/ country:||DR Congo|
|Material:||Wood, Leather, Horn|
|Period:||Mid 20th century|
|Condition:||Good condition, used with some signs of wear|
|Sold with stand:||No|
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. The head is covered with animal skin. Due to aging most of the hair let loose.
Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.