Our Kongo fetish figure was used for healing, hunting, judicial disputes, to combat witchcraft and for protection against misfortune. Kongo figures were carved to function as a container with magical powers embedded into it’s body. This figure is sculpted in wood, wrapped in animal hide with glass eyes, open mouth baring teeth and has bone amulets hanging around the neck.
Origin: Democratic Republic of Congo
Time Period: Early 20th c
Provenance: From a New Mexico collection
Materials: Wood, animal hide, glass and bones
Dimensions: 9 in. high x 3 in. wide
Condition: Figure appears in fine condition
Shipping: Included within continental United States. International shipping, please contact us for rates.