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Beautiful SUKU or YAKA fetish figure with magical Bilongo - Democratic Republic of the Congo

Beautiful SUKU or YAKA fetish figure with magical Bilongo - Democratic Republic of the Congo

Regular price €300.00 Sale

The present day Yaka number approximately 300,000 and live along the Kwango River in the SW Democratic Republic of the Congo. Their neighbors are the Pende. They have a highly developed artistic sense---and they instill beauty and drama in even mundane objects. They are best known for the upturned noses found on initiation masks and diviner's fetishes.

  • The second half of the 20th century
  • Nice condition; old crack on the head. (
  • delivered with very nice wooden stand
  • Height 33 cm. ( + wooden stand 4 cm. ) Width 7cm. 
  • Wood, straw, bones and "bird" skull.