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Collection of 20 Decorative and very Expressive Bembe Mudzini Reliquary Figures.DRC.

Price 13.850 €


Such dolls were mostly used for a so-called second funeral. After the deceased was buried, the remains were exhumed again a few months later. Sometimes pieces of hair or of bone were taken and inserted into these dolls. This allowed the relatives to always have a link with the deceased.Second half 20th C.

H x W x D

between 50 and 54 cm in height