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.
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.
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