Tribal Art, online sale of tribal art, primitive art and primitive art

Tribal art > African fetish > Statuette Nsundi

Kongo Sundi fetish statuette (N° 19799)

In addition to their weapons and prestige objects and their funerary sculpture, the Sundi made use, individually and collectively, of conjuring fetishes equipped with a magical charge. The latter, protruding, takes the form of an amalgam or bilongo generally consisting of various ingredients from, among other things, the natural environment including red clay, red wood powder tukula, white clay pembe... Crusty patina. Cracks and slight lacks.
The Vili , the Lâri, the Sûndi, the Woyo, the Bembé, the Bwende, the Yombé and the Kôngo formed the Kôngo group, headed by the king ntotela . Their kingdom reached its peak in the 16th century with the ivory and copper trade and the slave trade. With the same beliefs and traditions, they produced a statuary endowed with a codified gesture in relation to their vision of the world.  

Watch the video

Possibility of payment in2x (2x 195.0 €)

This item is sold with its certificate of authenticity

Estimated shipping cost

OriginCollection belge
Countryrdc ex zaire
Weight0.98 Kg
Estimated dating1ère halfxx°

You could also be interested by these items
Fétiche SongyeFétiche TschokweFétiche SongyeFétiche SongyeFétiche Kasongo

You must login to access these options
   Warn me if a similar item is added to the catalog
   Warn me if the price decreases
Manage my alerts
2 persons already marked interrest on this item

You have question on this item ? contact us

Previously viewed items
Tribal art - Kongo Sundi fetish statuette
Tribal art  -  Brussels - Paris - London

© 2021 - Digital Consult SPRL

Essentiel Galerie SPRL
73A, rue de Tournai - 7333 Tertre - Belgique
+32 (0)65.529.100