Lot: 311

98e vente aux enchères

Figure masculine magique "nkisi" / "nkishi"

R. D. Congo, Songe - Tetela

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
French Collection H: 35 cm (with horn) Cet objet n’est plus disponible.

wood, animal horn, base

A recess closed with animal horn for filling with magical mass "bishimba" in the head, a second one in the back.

A comparable figure in terms of physiognomy and proportion of the body was auctioned at Zemanek-Münster on 14 March 2009, Lot 409 (AHDRC 0040849).