Sculpture - Wood - Chokwe - Angola

Description
Sculpture - Wood - Chokwe - Angola
mid 20th century - Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear

Our figure depicts a ‘Mahamba’ ghost.
The ghosts of those passed away had a mediating function between God and the living.

From a former private collection in Belgium.

Half-hard type of wood.
Light gloss, black oil patina.
Quite some damage due to insects.
Signs of wear.
Dust.
Dry bottom.

Shipping with Track & Trace.

Lot details
Object
Sculpture
Ethnic group/ culture
Chokwe
Region/ country
Angola
Material
Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
18×7×8 cm
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