Mwana Pwo mask - CHOKWE - Angola

Description
Mwana Pwo mask - CHOKWE - Angola
2nd half 20th Century - Good condition

This mask is from the Chokwe people in central Angola, parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia.
These masks were used during Munkanda initiation sites for young boys who were prepared/trained for the hunt.

The mask is nicely carved and in good condition with its original raffia.

Length mask without raffia: 33 cm
Weight 1003 grams
Delivery without stand
Signed and insured shipment

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