Art African Arts Tribal - Statue Fetish Songye - Ex Congo Belgian - 36,5 CMS

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller collectionneurdafrique ✉️ (4,438) 100%, Location: Hautefond, FR, Ships to: AMERICAS, EUROPE, ASIA, Item: 234437813341 Art African Arts Tribal - Statue Fetish Songye - Ex Congo Belgian - 36,5 CMS. .:Collection-dafrique:. Comments broadcast list Add to favorite sellers Toggle navigation Menu WHO ARE WE Method of Payments CONTACT Menu WHO ARE WE Method of Payments CONTACT Product Description Songye Fetish - Ex Zaire Product Description ENGLISH SPEAKING Dimensions of 36.5 x 12 x 13 cms.Weight of approximately 1.590 kg without packaging. Materials: Wood, horn, bone, fabric, metal, pearls, cowries, plant fibres.Presumed seniority: Over 40 years. Superb Songye Fetish, from the former Belgian Congo.The piece has many ornaments, including a crested horn, and a bone that seems to come out of the abdomen.Beautiful dark and shiny patina, with many shades of tints. These spectacular fetishes are among the most prized in Africa, and are used by Songye. the Nkishi is a mediator between the divine and men.We call on the nganga (sorcerer) in case of sterility, disease, or threat. He then makes a Bwanga (pl.Manga) that will achieve the desired goal, whether to procreate, heal, protect oneself from misfortune, lightning, or even to have a game-filled hunt.One bwanga is a particular object or collection of objects into which the sorcerer incorporates Bishimba or amalgams of secret ingredients.the Nkishi is a special form of Bwanga which assumes an anthropomorphic form. The Bishimba are incorporated therein into cavities of the navel and the head.There are two major types of Mankishi : one is intended to protect the whole of the village and to ensure the fertility of women, the second is made for personal use or linked to a family.The first is usually of a size ranging from 60 to 100 cm and more, the second of a more modest size.Besides the implant of Bishimba, the wizard will add other materials, skins, furs, fabrics, nails and brass plates, horn, shells...Once crafted and activated by the nganga, the Mankishi personal (also called Kankishi, were placed on household altars.The Mankishi communities were kept in a particular sanctuary, generally located in the center of the village, then entrusted to a guard supposed to have powers of communication and to translate the word of the Nkishi under a grip mediumistic.According to F. Neyt, Le sensible et la force.An observation? A question? Do not hesitate to contact us.THANK YOU FOR YOUR VISIT ++++++++++++ FE3206 Payment / Payment SECURE PAYMENT Look at our reviews. All customers are satisfied. SECURED PAYMENT You can pay by check, bank transfer or paypal. Please check our ratings. We do our best to satisfy all customers. The objects are packed with great care and protection. If the shipping costs are sometimes high, this is due to the weight of the object as well as its packaging. We combine shipments when possible to reduce shipping costs. Anyway, if you pay too much postage, you will be refunded after sending. Contact us for more informations. - PACKAGING AND DELIVERY The items are packed with great care and protection, in order to reach you in good condition. If the shipping costs are sometimes high, it is most often related to the weight of the object as well as its packaging. We combine shipping, whenever possible, in order to reduce shipping fees. Anyway, if you pay too much in terms of shipping, we reimburse you the difference after delivery. If you wish, we can use special transport services upon request, such as Mondial Relay. Please contact. Contact xavier simon Address : Maringues, 71800 SAINT JULIEN DE CIVRY, FRANCE Tel Direct: + 33 7 80 58 87 26 Skype : xavier.simon1 Facebook : African collector https://stores.shop.ebay.fr/Collectionneur-dAfriqueW0QQarmrsZ1 © 2017 Africa Collector. All Rights Reserved. OLMS - Powered by:We call on the nganga (sorcerer) in case of sterility, disease, or threat. He then makes a Bwanga (pl.Manga) that will achieve the desired goal, whether to procreate, heal, protect oneself from misfortune, lightning, or even to have a game-filled hunt. There are two major types of Mankishi : one is intended to protect the whole of the village and to ensure the fertility of women, the second is made for personal use or linked to a family. The Mankishi communities were kept in a particular sanctuary, generally located in the center of the village, then entrusted to a guard supposed to have powers of communication and to translate the word of the Nkishi under a grip mediumistic. The items are packed with great care and protection, in order to reach you in good condition. If the shipping costs Authenticity: Original, Material: Wood, Origine: Africa, Unit of gauges: m, Type: Figure, Statue, Height: 0,365, Time Period: 1970-1989, Brand: Unbranded

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