Songye fetish

Songye

Congo

H: 13cm

DESCRIPTION

A finely sculpted personal Songye fetish figure with substances, vegetal fibre and a metal piece set into the crown of it’s head. A copper nail and fetish material in the abdomen area. The Songye fetish was used as an instrument for healing, fertility and protection. Collected by Karel Plasmans in situ. Comes mounted on a custom made base.

CONDITION

Used and in very good condition as photo's show.

Provenance

Karel Plasmans

DATE

First quarter 20thC.

Dimensions

H: 13cm

PRICE

1800

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