Chokwe sitting figure - Angola

Chokwe sitting figure - Angola

Regular price €150.00 Sale

Halfbody Chokwe sitting figure - Angola

All of these female figures recall the woman’s important position: wife, mother or sister of a monarch, and pay devotion to a domestic cult. It is not in the facial expression the woman is evoked, but rather by the combination of scarifications and details of the coiffure

  • Height 14 cm. 
  • Second half 20th century
  • Good condition, used with some signs of wear
  • From an American Private Collection
  • Wood and some traces of paint
  • Source Christa's : http://christas.dk/chokwe-figure/