Wooden anthropomorphic statue, resinous concretion

Made:
1880-1920 in Kinshasa

Wooden anthropomorphic statue, resinous concretion in headdress, mirror-fronted abdominal protusion of resin containing "medicine" mirrors for divinatory purposes, Mayombe or neighbouring tribes, West Congo, 1880-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A658218
Materials:
cloth, glass, resin, wood
type:
statues folk medicine (divination), folk medicine (divination), statues
credit:
De Walschott
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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