Huge Powerful Nkisi Nkondi from the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Huge Powerful Nkisi Nkondi from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Nkondi (plural varies Minkondi, Zinkondi, or Ninkondi are mystical idols made by the Kongo people of the Congo region. Nkondi are a subclass of minkisi that are considered aggressive. The name Nkondi derives from the verb -Konda, meaning "to hunt" and thus Nkondi means "hunter" because they can hunt down and attack wrong-doers, witches, or enemies. (source: Wikipedia ).
The first half of the 20th Century Height 65 cm. Width 22 cm. Nice condition for its use ( partly eaten by insects in the back of one leg Wood, Old iron pieces, paint, mirror, and magical substances Bought on an Auction