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10. Little Pwo mask -TCHOKWE - D.R. Congo

Little Pwo mask -TCHOKWE - D.R. Congo

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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 https://youtu.be/AVNuN89x090

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: 98.5%
Reviews given: 66
Member since: July 1, 2014
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    great headrest, very quick shipping, always again thanks !!!

    Wodimi March 14, 2017

  • Fantastic pieces, great communication and fast delivery. Great guy, Thank you

    ExquisiteAfricanArt March 6, 2017

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    L'achat n'a pu être finalisé mais le vendeur m'a appelé et j'ai accepté ses explications franches et le remboursement.

    pierreguerin2 February 19, 2017

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    Transaction parfaite

    PRIMDAN February 10, 2017

  • Reclamar a Catawiki a la menor incidencia. La figura llegó mal embalada y rota!. He tenido que devolverla al vendedor y este "señor" no ha querido reembolsarme los gastos. Mal profesional.

    kiti14 January 30, 2017

    Response by seller
    Accidents can happen during transport. the feets of a terracota figure broke during transport.Client has been paid back.

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