Songye statuette, R.D.C.

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

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    Statuette showing us a figure standing with folded hands on his prominent belly. He is shown wearing a "Kifwebe" mask.
    This type of statuette are protective fetishes of the house. It had to be placed on the ground, the base is eroded.
    The holes under the arms had to let pass a rope where the magic charges were fixed.
    Black lacquered wood revealing a patina of use. Slight slit.
    Songye people, Democratic Republic of Congo.
    Mid-20th century, H: 27 cm

    Ref: MQEO2RSF2M

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    Location 69620, Ternand, France
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