The Pende Ikhoko is miniature representation of a mask given to an initiate which he carried for life as a protective talisman.  This exquisite amulet has a somber, heart-shaped face, downcast eyes, arching brows, triangular nose, small mouth and is highlighted by a long beard.

Origin:  Democratic Republic of Congo
Time Period: Early 20th c
Provenance:  From a Belgium collection
Materials:  Carved bone and pigment with custom base
Dimensions:  5 in high  x  1 1/2 in  wide 
Condition: Pendant in fine condition with some loss on back from use
Inventory #A3512
Price:  $1,850
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