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Bakongo Kongo Pregnant Female Angola Africa 28 Inch

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Title Bakongo Kongo Pregnant Female Angola Africa 28 Inch
Type of Object Carving, Figure, Statue, Sculpture
Country of Origin Democractic Republic of Congo, Angola
People Bakongo (Kongo)
Materials Wood, glass mirror
Approximate Age 20th century
Dimensions 28 inches tall x 6 inches wide x 5 inches deep
Overall Condition Good. Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners.   Small splits, scrapes and cracks are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use.  We examine each piece carefully when we receive it and report any damage we find in our listings.  Please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage.
Damage/Repair Large cracks throug hears and sides, cracks, scrapes. dirt and general wear


Additional Information: An interesting carved female figure bearing child: with hands at its belly and a large horn on her head. 


This figure probably belongs to any category of power figures (nkisi) that  serve for individual protection and well-being.  Most were used for fortune-telling and warding off evil spirits.