Kiniembe figurine of the Bwami - Lega - Congo - SOLD
The initiatory figurines of the Bwami in African art
Representative African statuette of the muntukiniembe, the one who "punishes evil. What the Kindi wanted to say is that the kiniembe has the power to attack those who transgress the rules and prohibitions enacted by society.
Provenance: private collection Jan Putteneers Antwerp - Belgium Village of Kisasa
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13 x 3 cm
- Presumed dating
- Circa 1930
- Ethnic group
- Lega / Balega / Warega
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Tribal art collection Belgium
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