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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.

Old Jokwe Mask, Congo Africa

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Jokwe, Chokwe or Tchokwe are governed by a king (Mwana Ngana).  This tribe is vigorous and courageous hunters and agriculturists.  Netting and shells that form the headdress are from the sea.  Circa mid-1900’s.  From my private collection.  Pristine condition.  For the Serious Collector.… Continue reading
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