Our Chokwe figure was associated with ancestor spirits used by persons of high status during initiations for protection and education. This elegantly carved figure features a round torso with flexed legs, upright arms and hands resting on the chest.
Origin: Democratic Republic of Congo
Time Period: Early 20th c
Provenance: From a Portuguese collection
Materials: Wood with a fine patina and custom base
Dimensions: 9 1/2 in. high x 2 3/4 in. wide
Condition: Figure is in good condition with small chip in the right ear, headgear and loss of front right foot
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