Yombe Power Figure completely covered with original fabrics, Yombe People, DRC.

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Yombe Power Figure completely covered with original fabrics, Yombe People, DRC.
Yombe Power Figure completely covered with original fabrics, Yombe People, DRC.
Yombe Power Figure completely covered with original fabrics, Yombe People, DRC.
Yombe Power Figure completely covered with original fabrics, Yombe People, DRC.
Yombe Power Figure completely covered with original fabrics, Yombe People, DRC.
Yombe Power Figure completely covered with original fabrics, Yombe People, DRC.
Yombe Power Figure completely covered with original fabrics, Yombe People, DRC.
Yombe Power Figure completely covered with original fabrics, Yombe People, DRC.
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The statue is standing on a rectangular base, the body covered with bundles of knotted cloth from feet to chin, the rounded, ovoid head with tight mouth baring teeth and a slender nose bisecting the circular eyes inlaid with glass and wearing a tall resinous magical bundle at the crown; varied aged patina overall.

For a closely related power figure collected in the Yombe territory of Nzobe Luzi, see Lehuard, R., "Art Bakongo: Les Centres de style", Arnouville, 1989, vol.2, p.542, figs.j18-1-1, and J18-1-2.

Dimensions 31cm x 6cm x 7cm