Tchokwe Cihongo mask - Angola - R.D.C.

20th century
Tribal Art

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Male mask "Cihongo" or "Tshiongo" characterized by the chin in plateau and the mouth open on teeth cut in point.
The face has scarifications on the cheeks and towards the ears as well as a very beautiful cross in the middle of the forehead.
The wood is enhanced with black, red and white pigments
He still has part of his vegetal headdress.
Wood, pigments, vegetable fibers.
Tchokwe people, Angola / Democratic Republic of Congo
H: 41 cm (with cap); 25 cm (without cap)
First half of the 20th century.
Former Belgian private collection


Style Tribal Art
Century 20th century
Artist Tchokwe
Height (cm) 41 cm
Materials Wood
Shipping Time Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days
Location 69620, Ternand, France

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