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Unknown African

Kongo Wooden Nkisi Sculpture of a Rider, 20th Century

Wood
19 3/8 × 6 in
49.2 × 15.2 cm
Unique
$16,000
location
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, London, Seoul, Hong Kong
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Barakat Gallery
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, +3 more
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This unusual figure of a man mounted on what appears to be a pig is a magical device from the Kongo …

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This unusual figure of a man mounted on what appears to be a pig is a magical device from the Kongo kingdom. The figure’s abdomen bears a magical protuberance that represents an addition often made from magical items – such as grave earth from the grave of an important person, blood and other organic material – that …

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This unusual figure of a man mounted on what appears to be a pig is a magical device from the Kongo …

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This unusual figure of a man mounted on what appears to be a pig is a magical device from the Kongo kingdom. The figure’s abdomen bears a magical protuberance that represents an addition often made from magical items – such as grave earth from the grave of an important person, blood and other organic material – that …

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Unknown African

Kongo Wooden Nkisi Sculpture of a Rider, 20th Century

Wood
19 3/8 × 6 in
49.2 × 15.2 cm
Unique
$16,000
location
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, London, Seoul, Hong Kong
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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