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Auction 091A
  • 2010-09-21
  • 13:00
  • Munich

African Tribal Art


Post auction sale until
21.10.2010

Nagelfetisch 'nkondi'

Nagelfetisch 'nkondi'

Artist:
Kongo
Manufacturer:
Kongo
Estimate:
14000 - 18000 €
 
Unsold object
Lot:
091A 92

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Dimensions: H. ca. 51 cm
Number of Parts: 1
Description: Congo, Kongo. Fetish figure 'nkondi'. With mirrors in the eyes and a rectangular box on the navel. Wood with old crusty patina, nails and ritual substances. H. ca. 51 cm.

Vgl. weiterführende Literatur: Raoul Lehuard, Art Bakongo, Bd. I und II, Arnouville1989.

Field of Collecting:
african art

Important information: The items can be viewed and inspected prior to the auction; they all are, without exception, used and of a certain age. Their actual state of preservation is - corresponding to their age and their used state - not being referred to expressly in the catalogue and on the internet, but is agreed specification (cf. Conditions of sale, art. 4). The auction house cannot be held liable for malfunction or nonfunction of electrical devices. Condition reports can be forwarded on demand. They serve as a better survey on the item's condition based on the auctioneer's assessment.