Ancient Songye fetish (Congo), representing a male character with his arms detached from his body. Beautiful interiority and expression of the face, his long neck is ringed, at the top of the head an animal horn has been pushed in. Necklace of patinated cord, inlaid with pearls. An animal skin has been placed to act as a loincloth. Wood with a beautiful patina of use and matt in the interstices. Missing on the base. An old label under the base indicates an old collection A. Paullson (Göteborg). Height : 37 cm.