Mask - Raphia, Wood - Chokwe - DR Congo

Description
Mask - Raphia, Wood - Chokwe - DR Congo
2nd half 20th century - Good

“Mwana Pwo” mask - Chokwe - Democratic Republic of Congo
The "Mwana Pwo" mask - or young women mask - represents the female ancestor of the people, famous for her beauty; her showing up at village meetings brings prosperity and fruitfulness.

Shipping via postal courier.

Lot details
Object
Mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Chokwe
Region/ country
DR Congo
Material
Raphia, Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
14×16×23 cm
Weight
360 g
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