Lot: 107

Male ancestor figure "singiti"

D. R. Congo, Hemba, Nkuvu Style

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
René Rickli, Olten, Switzerland H: 23.2 inch 3500 EUR / 5000 EUR

wood, fabric (cotton), magical charge (head), sacrificial traces, fragmentary (legs missing), base


Neyt, Francois, La Grande Statuaire Hemba du Zaire, Louvain-la-Neuve 1977, p. 238
Schädler, Karl-Ferdinand, Afrika, Maske und Skulptur, Olten 1989, ill. 93