Kongo (Kakongo subgroup). <em>Power Figure (Nkisi Nkondi)</em>, 19th century. Wood, iron, glass mirror, resin, pigment, 33 7/8 x 13 3/4 x 11 in. (86 x 34.9 x 27.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1421. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.1421_threequarter_PS1.jpg)

Power Figure (Nkisi Nkondi)

Artist:Kongo (Kakongo subgroup)

Medium: Wood, iron, glass mirror, resin, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 33 7/8 x 13 3/4 x 11 in. (86 x 34.9 x 27.9 cm)



Accession Number: 22.1421

Image: 22.1421_threequarter_PS1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Image of a man, stuck with nails and knives. Mirror in navel. Free carved feet standing on a block. Hands at hips. Stained white in most parts. Four flat pronged high headdress. Open mouth with teeth and tongue showing. Bracelets around biceps. Condition: Good

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