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Songye Nkishi fetish statuette (N° 19764)
br>This carved Nkisi, nkishi (pl. mankishi ) figure has angular volumes. The magical charge bishimba was inserted into the skull cavity if the abdomen did not have one. The power of the fetish would be further enhanced by the presence of accessories, metal, quolifichets, etc...
Beautiful black patina. Slight lacks and cracks of desiccation.
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|Country||rdc ex zaire|
|Material(s)||wood, corne et peau animale|
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