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Lwena Spoon- TCHOKWE LWENA - Angola

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Lwena Spoon- TCHOKWE LWENA - Angola

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Early to mid-XXth- Good condition. Provenance Private French Collector, Paris

Provenance : Private French Collector, Paris
Height= 29 cm
Material: Wood, shinny patina, custom made stand.
Age: Early to mid-XXth- Good condition. Suspension hole below the head. Two cracks in the spoon, see pictures.
The is a seldom ritual spoon, round face with scarifications and classically carved hair,. Excellent patina. On a custom base. Good early piece.
This primarily Angolan Lwena tribe lives partially in DRC and in Zambia. Led by a king, the Mwana Yamvo, the Lwena people support themselves from fishing in the wet plains at the source of the Zambeze River, in Angola.
The structure of Lwena art is largely based on that of the Chokwe, but their prestige objects includes a more refined use of full, round shapes. It is quite rare to find Tchokwe Lwena spons.

From David Norden's collection in Antwerp-Belgium. Free Custom made stand, Free Shipping and Documentation included.

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    Toujours du Grand D.Norden = Très beau masque Goli avec belle patine d'utilisation- pigments rouges intenses-FANTASTIQUE

    lovviere October 18, 2017

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    Alles perfect in orde. Zeer goede aankoop.
    Nogmaals dank. Jos belde

    Josbelde October 9, 2017

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    Allways perfect transactions, excellent seller.

    fernando4878 August 31, 2017

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    Ce masque Guere/Wobe dégage à la fois force et sérénité. De plus le masque a été livré en 24h chrono!!! Du jamais vu......

    lovviere August 24, 2017

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    Cette statuette de notableKuba est une belle pièce, incontestable, mais rien ne justifie un tel prix.

    lovviere August 9, 2017

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