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
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