Presented is a Chokwe mask that was thought to represent a young woman or ideal mother. These masks are linked to the boy’s initiation school and are danced at the completion of the ceremonies. The dancer acts out a pantomime with slight pelvis rotations characteristic of women.

Origin:  Democratic Republic of Congo
Time Period:  Early 20th c
Provenance: Ex: Marc Leo Felix, Brussels,   Ex: Minneapolis, MN estate
Materials:  Wood,  pigment and fiber with custom stand
Dimensions: 8 1/2 in. high x  5 1/2  in. wide 
Condition: Mask is in fine condition
Inventory #A3642
Price: $2,750

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