Songye rattle
  • Songye rattle

Songye rattle

€200.00

Wooden Songye divination rattle. This object surmounted by a typical Songye head found on nkishi power statues or Kifwebe masks, has a ringed neck that is also found on other objects cf. attached photo.

Originally, small calabashes were fitted to the pike. Divinatory rattles also exist in African Luba art, for example.

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
Mid XXth century
Size
19,5 cm
Ethnic group
Songye / Basongye
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Origin
Tribal Art Collection United States
Condition
Excellent

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