Songye "Nkisi" Embellished Power Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Songye (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central Africa)
Nkisi Power Figure, 20th century
Carved wood, horns, snake skin, shells, raffia, corn cobs, leather, feathers and other embellishments
Figure is attached to metal base.
- Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. Unless the shipping option is selected, the winner is responsible for bringing appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup.
- loose and fraying woven fibers; dust, dirt and grime accumulation throughout; horn is unattached; splits, breakage and cracks to figures head; wood splitting throughout; scratches, scuffs and abrasions throughout; evidence of previous repairs.