Songye Fetish Figure


Presented is a Songye fetish figure that was used for healing, fertility and protection from evil spirits sorcerers and hostile powers. The sensitive, small figure is sculpted in a frontal pose rising from a circular base supporting a short trunk, plus finely carved hands resting on the abdomen. The face is stylized and there are holes on top of the head, abdomen, ears and arms from use.

Origin: Democratic Republic of Congo
Time Period: Early 20th c
Provenance: Ex: Julius Konietzko, Germany
Materials: Wood with custom base
Dimensions: 7 in. high x  1 1/2  in. wide 
Condition: Overall good condition, there is old loss where the right arm meets the torso
and slight abrasion on the base.

Inventory #A3118
Price: $675

Shipping: Included within continental United States. International shipping, please contact us for rates


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