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.
- Indigenous object name
- mwana pwo
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- DR Congo
- 2nd half 20th century
- Sold with stand
- 20×15×18 cm