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Huge and Rare Yombe Nkisi / Nkondi Three – Faced Statue. Vili / Loango Tribe. DRC / Congo. Africa

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  During the 13th Century, the Kongo people began their expansion into Gabon, Zaire and Angola. One of the original tribes was called the Vili that now stretches across the coasts of Gabon and parts of the old Zaire.   Nail fetishes (aka Nkondi) are created to carry a… Continue reading

Chokwe – Expressive Pwo Mask, Congo Africa

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Detail: From the Chokwe people of Congo, Angola and Zambia. Represents the ancestral spirit of Pwo, the archetype of female beauty and womanhood . . . fertility. Woven locks with animal hide and shells for headband. Carved from wood. Stand not included. For the Serious Collector.

Chokwe – Chihongo Spirit Mask, Congo Africa

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From Congo/Angola/Zambia area where the Chokwe population resides. Chihongo is the male spirit of wealth and power. This older tribal art mask was used in ceremonial events. Ratan and feathers form the headgear and woven rope form the bib. Carved from native wood. Stand not included.
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