African Carved Tribal

African Tribal Art Bakongo Nkisi Nkondi Carved Nailed Power Fetish Figure

African Tribal Art Bakongo Nkisi Nkondi Carved Nailed Power Fetish Figure
African Tribal Art Bakongo Nkisi Nkondi Carved Nailed Power Fetish Figure
African Tribal Art Bakongo Nkisi Nkondi Carved Nailed Power Fetish Figure
African Tribal Art Bakongo Nkisi Nkondi Carved Nailed Power Fetish Figure
African Tribal Art Bakongo Nkisi Nkondi Carved Nailed Power Fetish Figure
African Tribal Art Bakongo Nkisi Nkondi Carved Nailed Power Fetish Figure
African Tribal Art Bakongo Nkisi Nkondi Carved Nailed Power Fetish Figure
African Tribal Art Bakongo Nkisi Nkondi Carved Nailed Power Fetish Figure
African Tribal Art Bakongo Nkisi Nkondi Carved Nailed Power Fetish Figure
African Tribal Art Bakongo Nkisi Nkondi Carved Nailed Power Fetish Figure
African Tribal Art Bakongo Nkisi Nkondi Carved Nailed Power Fetish Figure

African Tribal Art Bakongo Nkisi Nkondi Carved Nailed Power Fetish Figure
An African hardwood carving, of a standing magical fetish figure; Congolese (Kongo) origin, Nkisi Nkondi. With hands folded and hands on the chest. Across the stomach and chest, are various magical items, the contents unknown. The figure's torso is nailed and wrapped in rope. The legs are covered in netting. The figure's face has metal embellishments on the forehead and eyes. A single tooth is predominant in the mouth. An anklet is worn on the left ankle. The figure free stands, is supported by a rear,'third leg', which is part of the carving. The figure is largely damage free, the back of the head has a split, unsure if this is later damage or part of the original piece of timber, smaller cracks run down the back of the neck. Height 53cm (22.5") and width 22cm (8.5"). Please see my other listings for more interesting and useful items; including many more ethnographic collectables. The item "African Tribal Art Bakongo Nkisi Nkondi Carved Nailed Power Fetish Figure" is in sale since Tuesday, January 19, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic Antiques\African". The seller is "apex-restoration" and is located in Sutton-in-Ashfield. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam, Dominican republic, El salvador.

  • Region of Origin: Africa
  • Product: Carved Figures
  • Age: Post-1940
  • Primary Material: Wood
  • Original/ Repro: Original


African Tribal Art Bakongo Nkisi Nkondi Carved Nailed Power Fetish Figure