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Songye wooden stool - DRC Congo - African Art Tribal
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  • Title: Songye wooden stool - DRC Congo - African Art Tribal Art
  • Date/Period: Mid 20th century
  • Origin: DRC, Congo
  • Dimension: 17,32 Inch
  • Weight: 10,07 Pounds
  • Materials: Wood
  • Item Type: Chair, seat, stool
  • Additional Information: The fetish Songye, magical sculpture Nkisi, nkishi (pl. mankishi ), plays the role of mediator between gods and men. The larger specimens are collectively owned by an entire village, while the smaller figures belong to an individual or a family. In the 16th century, the Songyes migrated from the Shaba region to settle in Kasai, Katanga and South Kivu. Their society is organized in a patriarchal manner. Their history is inseparable from that of the Luba to whom they are related through common ancestors. Divination is very present in their society and allowed them to discover sorcerers and to shed light on the causes of misfortunes that struck individuals. Litt. Le Sensible et la Force" ed. Royal Museum of Central Africa

    Stand not included.

    Reserve: $336.00

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    Songye wooden stool - DRC Congo - African Art Tribal

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  • Title: Songye wooden stool - DRC Congo - African Art Tribal Art
  • Date/Period: Mid 20th century
  • Origin: DRC, Congo
  • Dimension: 17,32 Inch
  • Weight: 10,07 Pounds
  • Materials: Wood
  • Item Type: Chair, seat, stool
  • Additional Information: The fetish Songye, magical sculpture Nkisi, nkishi (pl. mankishi ), plays the role of mediator between gods and men. The larger specimens are collectively owned by an entire village, while the smaller figures belong to an individual or a family. In the 16th century, the Songyes migrated from the Shaba region to settle in Kasai, Katanga and South Kivu. Their society is organized in a patriarchal manner. Their history is inseparable from that of the Luba to whom they are related through common ancestors. Divination is very present in their society and allowed them to discover sorcerers and to shed light on the causes of misfortunes that struck individuals. Litt. Le Sensible et la Force" ed. Royal Museum of Central Africa

    Stand not included.

    Reserve: $336.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $75.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination. International shipping may be subject to VAT.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from Belgium

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
  • Condition
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    Good, see pictures.

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