African Carved Tribal

ZAIRE CHOKWE African Art Carved Wood Tribal Mask Congo

ZAIRE CHOKWE African Art Carved Wood Tribal Mask Congo
ZAIRE CHOKWE African Art Carved Wood Tribal Mask Congo
ZAIRE CHOKWE African Art Carved Wood Tribal Mask Congo
ZAIRE CHOKWE African Art Carved Wood Tribal Mask Congo
ZAIRE CHOKWE African Art Carved Wood Tribal Mask Congo
ZAIRE CHOKWE African Art Carved Wood Tribal Mask Congo
ZAIRE CHOKWE African Art Carved Wood Tribal Mask Congo
ZAIRE CHOKWE African Art Carved Wood Tribal Mask Congo
ZAIRE CHOKWE African Art Carved Wood Tribal Mask Congo
ZAIRE CHOKWE African Art Carved Wood Tribal Mask Congo
ZAIRE CHOKWE African Art Carved Wood Tribal Mask Congo
ZAIRE CHOKWE African Art Carved Wood Tribal Mask Congo

ZAIRE CHOKWE African Art Carved Wood Tribal Mask Congo
All buyers are asked to read the. This is a gorgeous antique Chokwe mask. The Chokwe is a large tribe spread over Southern DRC, Angola and Zambia. It is known for its prolific production of sculptures, which included both court art and masks. Masks usually represented spirits and can be classified into three categories: chief masks, initiation masks and dance mask of which the most famous are the Chihongo (male) and Pwo (female) ancestor figures. It is made of a hard wood with a dark brown patina It shows a round forehead with a large, intricate cross scarification The face is elongated, with long eyebrows and large slit eyes The cheeks showing tears scarification Dimensions are 10 1/2'' x 6 1/2'' x 3 1/2'' This is a masterfully executed piece, with very fine carving, a nice cut inside and a strong presence Still excellent condition overall. There is a small crack at the top and some minor abrasion marks.

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The item "ZAIRE CHOKWE African Art Carved Wood Tribal Mask Congo" is in sale since Sunday, April 14, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\African\Masks".

The seller is "whiteswirlbonanza" and is located in Cary, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Tribe: Chokwe
  • Material: Wood
  • Original/Reproduction: Original


ZAIRE CHOKWE African Art Carved Wood Tribal Mask Congo