MC1821 Mwana Pwo Pretty female mask Tshokwe Fine Chokwe female Mask

MC1821 Mwana Pwo Pretty female mask Tshokwe Fine Chokwe female Mask

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ANGOLA

Nice mask Mwana Pwo TSHOKWE

All in finesse and delicacy, the Mwana Pwo dance masks symbolize feminine beauty.
This one, from the collection of Ivan Bar is particularly delicate

PROVENANCE: Former Philippe Vokaer Collection
Former Ivan Baur


Features:
ITEM TYPE: Mask
ETHNIC GROUP: Tshokwe – Chokwe - Tschokwe.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Angola or Congo DRC
MATERIAL: Wood, vegetable fibers, textile, pearls, shells (cowries)
DIMENSION: 21 cm (wood only)
CONDITION: Average
(see photos)
The base is NOT included

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Bibliography - Bibliography
- Chokwe, Boris Wastiau, Five Continents, 2006
- Art and Mythology, Tshokwe Figures, collection, 1988, Dapper Museum
- Art and Power in the Central African savannah, Constantin Petridis, Mercator Fund, Cleveland Museum of Art, 2008 (pages 91 -112)
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ANGOLA

Fine Mwana Pwo CHOKWE Mask

The Mwana Pwo dance masks symbolize feminine beauty.
This one, from the collection of Ivan Baur is particularly delicate

PROVENANCE: Former Philippe Vokaer Collection
Former Ivan Baur

Features:

TYPE OF OBJECT: Mask
ETHNIC GROUP: Tshokwe – Chokwe - Tschokwe.
ORIGIN: Angola or Congo Drc
MATERIAL: Wood, vegetable fibers, textile, beads, cawries
DIMENSIONS: About 8 1/4 Inches high (wood only)
CONDITION: Medium
Please have a look on the pictures.
The base is NOT included