GREAT! Sublimely sculpted fetish statue, YOMBE, approx. 1950
Great! Class statue, this sublimely sculpted fetish protection statue of the YOMBE tribe from the D.R. Congo; glass eyes, bronze buttons above the nose and by the eyebrows and nipples. A twisted band of natural fibre covered with resin running from the waist to the neck, Deep patina with slight traces of use and aging. Supremely sculpted statue. A separate stand is included.
Height: 25 cm (27 cm stand included)
Width: 10 cm
Weight: 300 grams (376 grams stand included)
Origin: D.R. Congo
Provenance: Obtained from a Flemish private collection