Nkishi fetish figure - Songye - Congo - SOLD
Nkisi protection statues in African art
This authentic figurine for personal protection among the Basongye (Songye) was purchased by collector in our gallery of African art, the reference in Belgium.
This type of traditional object was carved by a witch doctor who added magic props to protect the owner of the object from harm and lightning.
Origin : gathered in situDating : 1960'sSize : 22 x 7 cmMaterial : wood
- Presumed dating
- Mid XXth century
- Ethnic group
- Songye / Basongye
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Tribal art collection Belgium