Songye Nkisi power fetish. D.R.C.

Songye Nkisi power fetish. D.R.C.

Regular price €150.00 Sale

Nice Old Songye half bust Nkisi Power Fetish. The Democratic Republic of the Congo

These spectacular fetishes are among the most popular in Africa and are used by Songye. The Nkishi is a mediator between God and men.

  • Height: 45 cm.
  • Second half 20th century
  • Good condition, used with some signs of wear
  • From an American Private Collection
  • Wood, 4 different bushbuck and goat horns, rope and "Bilongo" or magical substancesSource
  • The MET Museum: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/310453