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Figure magique

R. D. Congo, Ngombe / Ngbandi / Ngbaka

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
collected in the D. R. Congo, Mongala Province, Lisala in the 1960s H: 27 cm 1000 EUR
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wood, pigment,
It is believed that Ngombe figures were used by the diviner "bendo" in connection with hunting or witchcraft.

Felix, Marc L., 100 Peoples of Zaire and their Sculpture, Brussels 1987, p. 126