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Songye Fetish Figure, Mankishi, Kasai region, Democratic Republic of the Congo, standing on a

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Songye Fetish Figure, Mankishi, Kasai region, Democratic Republic of the Congo, standing on a
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Songye Fetish Figure, Mankishi, Kasai region, Democratic Republic of the Congo, standing on a raised, round base, with large feet, and squat legs, the sloping shoulders, with cutout arms below, with hands to the abdomen which has a large round hole, the tall neck supports an oversized head, with large open mouth, large round metal tacks for eyes, the face covered with sheet copper, a horn protrudes from the crown, on wood base, ht. 31 3/4 in.

Provenance: Jan Lundberg collection, Malmo, Sweden.
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Songye Fetish Figure, Mankishi, Kasai region, Democratic Republic of the Congo, standing on a

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000
May 19, 2022
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Starting Price $1,500
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0064: Songye Fetish Figure, Mankishi, Kasai region, Democratic Republic of the Congo, standing on a

Sold for $1,400
1 Bid
Est. $3,000 - $5,000Starting Price $1,500
American Indian & Tribal Art
May 19, 2022 12:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0064 Details

Description
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Songye Fetish Figure, Mankishi, Kasai region, Democratic Republic of the Congo, standing on a raised, round base, with large feet, and squat legs, the sloping shoulders, with cutout arms below, with hands to the abdomen which has a large round hole, the tall neck supports an oversized head, with large open mouth, large round metal tacks for eyes, the face covered with sheet copper, a horn protrudes from the crown, on wood base, ht. 31 3/4 in.

Provenance: Jan Lundberg collection, Malmo, Sweden.
Condition
...
Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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