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A SONGYE FIGURE

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A SONGYE FIGURE

Size 30 cm
Material Wood
Origin D.R. Congo

Standing on a circular base, short and powerful legs, the hands resting on both sides of the belly. Determined face on a typically large Songye head. Hole for a magical charge on the top of the head. Deep oily patina.

Provenance

Collected by a Belgian colonial before 1946 and kept in the family