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Superb Large Nkisi Fetish Power Figure w/a Serpent Congo 35" H
Superb Large Nkisi Fetish Power Figure w/a Serpent Congo 35" H
Superb Large Nkisi Fetish Power Figure w/a Serpent Congo 35" H
Superb Large Nkisi Fetish Power Figure w/a Serpent Congo 35" H
Superb Large Nkisi Fetish Power Figure w/a Serpent Congo 35" H
Superb Large Nkisi Fetish Power Figure w/a Serpent Congo 35" H
Superb Large Nkisi Fetish Power Figure w/a Serpent Congo 35" H
Superb Large Nkisi Fetish Power Figure w/a Serpent Congo 35" H
Superb Large Nkisi Fetish Power Figure w/a Serpent Congo 35" H

Superb Large Nkisi Fetish Power Figure w/a Serpent Congo 35" H

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As described by Ethnika Home Decor And Antiques:

35" h by 12" w by 10"  22 pounds


A fascinating piece of  Nkisi (Nkisi means “medicine) sculpture Fetish African Congo depicting  a figure with a serpent on his back  ( snakes represent fertility symbols or a creative life force ,used in ceremony for the exclusion of evils,In many parts of Africa the serpent is looked upon as the incarnation of deceased relatives .
The sculpture  has a lot of  nails and metal insert  Evidence of substantial age can be noticed on the encrustation on the surface and the consistency of the nails, rope and metal on the piece.
 These figures known as nkisi serve magical ends control and direct ambivalent spirits
wood loss, scratches, cracks