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Congolese Hyena Sculpture
$1,555.00
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COLOR brown/multi
CONDITION Very Good; age wear, minor scratches and cracks
DIMENSIONS 13" L x 11" W x 35" H
ERA Vintage: 1970s
MADE OF wood/nails/metal/rope
ESTIMATED ARRIVAL Jul 03 - Jul 06
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Ethnika Home Décor and Antiques was founded in 1987 by interior designer and antiques dealer Yvonne Jean Rabie and her husband, the internationally renowned artist Daniel Carranza. Together they have traveled the globe seeking out one-of-a-kind antiques, furniture, and accessories. Their clients include top decorators, dealers, and collectors. Named one of the best stores by Westchester Magazine.
Why we love this
A fascinating piece of congolese Nkisi ( means “medicine) wooden sculpture depicting a mother hyena and baby with a lot of nails. age wear, minor scratches and cracks. In African folklore, witches and sorcerers are thought to ride hyenas, or even turn into them. A hyena was also a symbol of wisdom and cleverness. unsigned.
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