Congo nail fetish IN0124

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Congo nail fetish from Central Africa. It’s carved in the shape of a double-headed dog and loaded with pieces of iron. Nails and iron objects are hammered into the figure to stimulate and obtain a spirits protection. This is not a voodoo doll. It’s a fetish used by a believer to quell or neutralise bad spirits. Nail fetishes originate in the Congo and are an integral component of the tribal belief pattern.

Note, This object is made from wood, iron, steel and bone.

Length 50.0 cm

Height 21.0 cm

width 24.0 cm

Weight approx 7kg

Congo nail fetish from Central Africa.  It’s carved in the shape of a double-headed dog and loaded with pieces of iron.  Nails and iron objects are hammered into the figure to stimulate and obtain a spirits protection.  This is not a voodoo doll.  It’s a fetish used by a believer to quell or neutralise bad spirits.  Nail fetishes originate in the Congo and are an integral component of the tribal belief pattern.

Note, This object is made from wood, iron, steel and bone.

Length 50.0 cm

Height  21.0 cm

width 24.0 cm

Weight approx 7kg

African Figures


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