Lot: 200

Power Figure "nkisi / nkishi"

D. R. Congo, Songe

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Walter Stanley Schwab, Murten, Switzerland ("WS 94") (2001) H: 15.9 inch;
22.2 inch (with horn)
2000 EUR / 4000 EUR

wood, pigments, metal, plant fibre and animal materials, base What is remarkable about this figure is that these magical appendages have been completely preserved. Besides skin and fur pieces of various animals, animal teeth, claws and shells there are various iron parts, coins and small packages with magical contents.