Congo Nail Fetish Figures


Product sku AFR331037-B


Pair of wood carved Fetish Figures adorned with nails. These statues were thought to have magical powers. Common to many tribes was the belief that the fetishes acquired power through ritualistic ceremonies and the hollowed out stomach which holds special substances. The mirror is to reflect back evil or to blind hostile spirits and protect the tribe.

Length 21 in
Depth 24 in
Height 42 in

Quantity 1 in stock

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