Kiniembe figurine of the Bwami - Lega - Congo - SOLD

€225.00

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

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
Circa 1930
Size
Ethnic group
Lega / Balega / Warega
Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Origin
Tribal art collection Belgium

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