Mask - Wood - Chokwe - Angola

Description
Mask - Wood - Chokwe - Angola
Mid 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

The "Mwana Pwo" mask symbolizes a female ancestor.
The symmetric face, the light skin tone, the scarifications, the beautiful teeth and the groomed hair headdress were also beauty ideals.

Ex. Privé coll. X. Falmangne , Mons/ Belgique.

Hard wood sort.
Shiny, dark brown oily patina.
Pierced ears with earrings.
Glass beads. Congolese coins and bone rings.
Braided raffia coiffure.
Raffia face net.
Some signs of wear and tear.
Traces of red pigment in the scarification.

Shipment with track & trace.

Lot details
Object
Mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Chokwe
Region/ country
Angola
Material
Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
25×16×11 cm
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