- ex private collection, France
- ex Millon, Paris
The Teke in central Congo use these power figures, called ‘biteki’, as magic protection especially against diseases. They believe that a ‘magic power’ rests in the body of these ‘biteki’. For this reason, these sculptures have a cavity for ‘magic substances’ in their abdominal area.
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- Inheemse naam van het object
- Etnische groep / cultuur
- Regio / land
- DR Congo
- Hout, ingelegde patina, metaal
- Verkocht met standaard
- 22×9,5×9,5 cm