Pair of Nkishi figures - Songye - Congo

Nkishi protection statues in African art

Pair of authentic Nkishi figurines carved by a Songye artist in Congo. The statuettes are still sacred because they are always well endowed with their horns summit. These tribal art objects have been sold by our art gallery.

Origin : private collection, BelgiumDating : 1950'sSize : 20 x 5 cmMaterials : wood, rope, horns

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
Mid XXth century
Size
Ethnic group
Songye / Basongye
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Origin
Tribal art collection France

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