Biteki Figure Yaka Suku

€200.00

This statuette was used as a support for magical preparation by the Nganga. These ingredients were inserted into an abdominal cavity and the statuette became Nkisi. By its invisible influence, it became beneficial "Kubuka, or harmful by the medicinal poison Kukwata which makes sick. We perceive an influence of the Kongo of the East.

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
1st half XXth century
Size
26 x 6 cm
Ethnic group
Yaka / Bayaka
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Origin
Tribal art collection Belgium
Condition
Excellent

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