Songye bust, D.R.C.

20th century
Tribal Art
From: 69620, Ternand, France

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    Statuette presenting a female bust with arms along the body and hands around a prominent navel. The neck is long and ringed.
    The head is surmounted by a cavity where the remains of a magic amalgam remain.
    Wood with a brown patina. It is oozing in some places and slightly crusty in others.
    The wood is worn or eroded. Cracks.
    Songye people, Democratic Republic of Congo.
    H : 15,5 cm
    Mid 20th century


    Condition As is
    Style Tribal Art (African Statues, Puppets, Dolls, Maternity of Tribal Art Style)
    Period 20th century (African Statues, Puppets, Dolls, Maternity 20th century)
    Country of origin Congo
    Artist Songye
    Height (cm) 15,5 cm
    Materials Wood
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days
    Location 69620, Ternand, France
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