Galerie Lemaire

Fetisj figure

Teke

DRCongo

9 cm

DESCRIPTION

These type of statue is called Butti. Around his waisthe has the magical substance called Bonga. The statue has magical powers, itcan help by hunting and trade and protect against illness. The power comes fromthe ancestors.

CONDITION

good

Provenance

Collected by Dr. Lotz 1930

DATE

before 1930

Dimensions

9 cm

PRICE

EUR €

1250/£ 1065

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