Mask - Wood - mwana pwo - Chokwe - DR Congo

Description
Mask - Wood - mwana pwo - Chokwe - DR Congo
2nd half 20th century

Beautiful ‘mwana pwo’ mask - CHOKWE / TSCHOKWE - D.R. Congo.

Extraordinary mask of the Chokwe people - finely carved, an expressive design.
Tribe-specific facial features and tattoos. Exquisite, matte to mildly shiny patina.

Materials: wood, twine, raffia (?)

Provenance: private German collection

Very good condition, see photos.

Height: approx. 20 cm, width: approx. 15 cm, depth: approx. 18 cm.

The mask is supplied without stand.
Buyer welcome to collect.

Lot details
Object
Mask
Indigenous object name
mwana pwo
Ethnic group/ culture
Chokwe
Region/ country
DR Congo
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
20×15×18 cm
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