Lot: 31198th Auction
Male power figure "nkisi" / "nkishi"
D. R. Congo, Songe - Tetela
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|French Collection||H: 13.8 inch (with horn)||
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
wood, animal horn, base
A recess closed with animal horn for filling with magical mass "bishimba" in the head, a second one in the back.
A comparable figure in terms of physiognomy and proportion of the body was auctioned at Zemanek-Münster on 14 March 2009, Lot 409 (AHDRC 0040849).