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This is a very old and rare example of magic sculpture from the Kusu peoples ( Or related ethnic group) Congo, Africa. Carved from a single piece of wood, with undeniable age and handling. Note the janus male and female form, mineral pigments and woven rattan border. The figure likely once held feathers and other magic regalia in the holes on top. Measures 15 inches tall

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Deep patina from handling, some minor stress fractures and areas of decay,. Overall fair stable condition.

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Kusu Janus Male & female Magic fetish sculpture

Estimate $500 - $1,000Dec 27, 2016
1800 Revere Blvd
BRIGANTINE, NJ 08203
United States
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