Collection of the Museum of African Art of Saint-Cyprien, near Perpignan.
Sale carried out by the Million Auction House in Drouot-Paris, lot 262 of the 22/05/2019.
Dance “Pwo” Mask presenting a face with an interiorised expression, highlighted by the semi-closed eyes. The open mouth shows the teeth and the hairdo is arranged by three lobes, carved with a certain balance.
Hard wood, ancient brown patina, internal traces of wear. Traces of internal wear.
A certificate of authenticity, from the appraising organisation, “Origine Expert” in Paris, will be delivered with the mask.
Objects are sent with insurance, a professional invoice and track & trace.
Parcels are sent from Monday to Saturday, via an express parcel service (Colissimo Suivi) of the French Post, with track & trace. The shipment takes 2 and 5 days throughout Europe.
You can view and/or pick up the piece in Ajaccio, 20090 France.
- Indigenous object name
- danse "pwo"
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Chokwe / Chokwe
- Region/ country
- Congo DRC
- Early 20th century
- Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 19×13×6.5 cm