Lot: 458

87e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Figure fétiche debout "nkisi", avant 1910

R. D. Congo, Songe

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
French Collection H: 26 cm 1500 EUR
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wood, brown patina, remains of pigments, bulky feet, torso with angular shoulders and with arms tight to the body, large elongated head with projecting chin, min. dam., crack (base), slight traces of abrasion.
Early style, probaby from the region of Belande.

Neyt, Francois, Songye, Brussels 2004, p. 50, ill. 10 (same carver)