Pascal Vernimmen

Kusu fetish figure

Kusu

Congo

Height: 26 cm

DESCRIPTION

A delicately carved Kusu fetish figure showing a fine patina of handling and libations all over. Such figures were used as means to bring good fortune, protect, heal, tell the future... The head once had magical power substances, most likely later removed. Comes professionally mounted.

CONDITION

Very good

Provenance

Ex private French collection, Ex B. Frey

DATE

First quarter 20th C

Dimensions

Height: 26 cm

PRICE

EUR €

1900

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