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Large (38") Rare Female Yombe Tribe Nkisi (Spirit Figure) early 20th Cent. from Congo w/ COA Female mediator Power Figure w/ Fetish objects!

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RARE old (early 20th Cent.-Pre-WWII) and Large (38 1/8 inches) Female Nkisi Sculpture (a power figure is a magical charm seemingly carved in the likeness of human being. A Nkisi can act as an oath taking image which is used to resolve verbal disputes or lawsuits (mambu) as well as an avenger or guardian if sorcery or any form of evil has been committed) from Republic of Congo. This Yombe Tribe Piece of rare female Nkisi is richly adorned with numerous fetish objects such as shell ,bones, cola nuts and bell (rung by the Nekogo-ritual spececilist to summon spirit to the Nkisi). Each fetish object represents a particular agreement or oath sworn before the Nekongo and Nkisi. This stunning figure is highly adorned and shown in kneeling posture and attentive expression with open mouth and wide eyes. All carved from a single piece of dark wood- A beautiful, traditional object with good beautiful rich patina in overall vey nice antique condition. -Size: 38 1/8" H X 18 1/16" W (96.83 cm x 45.87 cm). For further reading-https://smarthistory.org/nkisi-nkondi-kongo-people.

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Released from private collection that has sold in New York City galleries as well as top auction-Guaranteed Authentic. Comes with certificate of Authenticity.

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