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Nkisi (nkondi) dog nail fetish, Congo.
From the spritual world of Congo. Nkisi (medicin) statue of a two headed dog. Great condition and patina. Dates pre WWII. Materials used: wood, metal, glass (eyes and container on the back for bilongo)also remainings of feathers and possibly blood and dirt between the metal pieces and some nails. Lenght appr. 20"5 or 52 cm.


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