mid 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear
|Ethnic group/ culture:||Chokwe|
|Region/ country:||DR Congo|
|Period:||mid 20th century|
|Condition:||Good condition, used with some signs of wear|
|Sold with stand:||No|
Beautifull stylistic Chihongo mask from the CHOKWE tribe, Angola.
The most popular and best-known entertainment masks are Chihongo, spirit of wealth, and pwo, his consort. Gaunt features, sunken cheeks, and jutting beard of an elder characterize a Chihongo mask. Chihongo was formerly worn only by a chief or by one of his sons as they traveled through their realm exacting tribute in exchange for the protection that the spirit masks gave. Chihongo masks brings prosperity.
The mask is made out of wood and rotan, fabric and feathers. The face is beautifully covered with brown kaoliën.
Condition: good with a nice aged patina.
Provenance: Ex private collection from Belgium. Collected in the period 1953 - 1959 (More details provided to buyer).
Sold with a certificate of authenticity.
Stand is not included.
Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).
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Asian African Art is a gallery specialized in authentic ethnographic art from varied tribes in Africa and Asia, based in the Netherlands.
Besides the ethnographic art, we have a specialism in golden collectible coins.
For more info and other interesting items visit our website: Asian African Art from the Netherlands (Vessem).
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très très bien
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.The maternity makonde is very nice. And she was very well whrapped.
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Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Rien à redire du vendeur.
Par contre, la livraison est anormale, alors que nous étions à la maison à 11h44, le colis a été déposé à la boîte sans nous prévenir.
Manière un peu cavalière .
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