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

 175,00

Mid 20th century – Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Object:Power Figure
Ethnic group/ culture:Songye
Region/ country:DR Congo
Material:Horn, Wood
Period:mid 20th century
Condition:Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand:No
Dimensions:50×16×19 cm
Weight:2400 g

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Description

Authentic 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 magic horn filled with magical substances on top of the head. The right arm seemed to be restored in the past (hard to determine).

Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.

Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).

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