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BAKONGO Fetishes (N° 19435)
Fetishes in African art among the Bakongo
First monograph devoted to the min-kisi - min-kondi of the Bakongo peoples, better known as "nail fetishes". These statuettes are a symbiosis between aesthetic power and magic, a mixture of aesthetic power and mysterious strength, aggressiveness and tranquility. Mainly located in a geographical area ranging from Western Congo-Brazza and Western Congo Kinshasa, to Cabinda, and Northwest Angola. These "fetishes" have been during the past centuries, feared by the Europeans, who saw in them an obstacle to their conquest and evangelization .
Limited edition of 700 copies, this one has the N°121
Authors: Raoul Lehuard, Alain Lecomte, Kovo N'Sondé, Jean N'Sondé.
Number of pages: 432
Languages: French - English
Dimensions: 300 x 250 mm
ISBN : 9782954416724
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|Origin||NEUF - Numéroté 560|
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