Nkisi figurine - Kongo - SOLD OUT
African wooden figurine Nkisi or Nkishi type whose arms are bent, hands on the hips in a comely position. A square abdominal cavity is clearly visible. The diviner once placed a magic charge on it.
Traditional statuettes of this type served to solve problems.
Small circular base. Character covered with a patina visibly very old.
- Presumed dating
- 1st half XXth century
- 25 x 10 cm
- Expert's estimate
- 525 - 600 €
- Ethnic group
- Kongo / Bakongo
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Tribal art collection Belgium
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