SONGYE nkisi power figure early 20th century rare art sculpture statue fetish
December 6, 2020
An impressive’nkisi’ power figure of haunting presence, yet pared down to a minimum of paraphernalia compared to other Songye power figures. (horse-) hair in the nostrils, a bead necklace and a skirt, held in place by a belt made of felt, and a single nail with hemispherical head in the belly. The sculpture is made from hardwood with a dark brown blackish surface and mounted on an exquisite purpose made stand. The height of 37,5cm is without the purpose made stand. The item “SONGYE nkisi power figure early 20th century rare art sculpture statue fetish” is in sale since Wednesday, November 4, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Ethnographic\African\Sculptures & Statues”. The seller is “herb_g” and is located in Linz. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Color: Dark Wood Tone
- Tribe: Songye
- Material: Wood
- Original/Reproduction: Original