Teke fetish statue


Teke fetish statue, Congo, wood, patina of use.

H: 12 in

Fetish statue of the Téké ethnic group representing a male character with a scarified face and wearing a colonial helmet. The cylindrical body is pierced with a reliquary cavity. The initial charge has disappeared but organic traces are observed around the cavity. The patina is lightly waxed. The statue has a beautiful overall aesthetic. There is no restoration.

Middle of 20th century, ex-collection P.Corman (Toulouse)

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