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Little Pwo mask -TCHOKWE - D.R. Congo

Lot reference 10295979
Little Pwo mask -TCHOKWE - D.R. Congo

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$ 250 Bidder 9587
21-02-2017 12:29:28
$ 187 Bidder 9587
17-02-2017 20:08:29

End XIXth -Early XXth - good condition - Provenance Lepage

A small 18 cm high female Chokwe Pwo Mask from the Lepage collection.
Culture: Chokwe-Angola-boder Congo. Tattoo in the typical Chokwe cross in the middle of the forehead.
Country: Zaire
H= 18 cm , old Lepage number on the inside ( see pictures )
Wood, old shiny patina, insect damages ( nothing alive )

Mwana Pwo represents represents the ideal woman. Pwevo dances are characterized by short steps and sensuous hip movements
See this interesting video about a Pwo mask in the Smithsonian

PROVENANCE : From a retired Belgian collector who had more than 70 Art objects mentioned in the Guy van Rijn Yale database of African art, He got this mask from Lepage.

This is a unique occasion for you to get a genuine object in your house at very low starting prices.

The name of the collector will be given to all buyers in the accompanying documentation included in every package.

Be David Norden Buy African Antiques.  pro

Feedback score: 98.8%
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    Sogar schöner als auf den Fotos und hervorragend verpackt.
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    andreasrit January 18, 2018

  • Excellent seller as always. Highly recommended.

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    Très beau et ancien masque Lapukpuk
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