Lot: 42887e vente aux enchères Tribal Art
Demi-figure féminine fétiche "kakudji"
R. D. Congo, Luba/Kusu
|Provenance||Taille||Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation|
|Jean Zimmermann, New York, USA||H: 20,5 cm||
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wood, rich brown patina, flat headdress, widely projecting to the back, incised scarification marks on forehead and cheeks, slightly dam., missing part (at the backside of the base), small traces of insect caused damage, cracks, rep. (breakages at frontside of the base), pedestal.
By enhancing the object with magical substances, the ritual specialist invites the spirit to inhabit the receptacle, which can then be used to assist with particular tasks.