African Project: Chokwe

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Catalog # Name Description
1 2015-3-5 Mask, Chokwe Large wooden mask in classic Chokwe style that includes coffee-bean eyes, narrow nose and flaring nostrils. Oval open mouth exposing rows of teeth. Vertical and geometric scarification marks below the eyes, chin, and head area. The mask is in good condition and holes are pierced  around the perimeter for attachments (missing). The mask dates to the late 20th century. 2015-3-5 (Mask, Chokwe) image
2 2015-3-6 Seated Figure, Chokwe Seated wooden royal figure with legs and arms folded forward. The face is classic Chokwe with olive-eyes, closed slit mouth and protruding chin. The forehead is pronounced with royal crown or cap above the head. A large copper tack is inserted above the head. The figure is mounted on a professionally made wooden stand and dates to the mid and late 20th century. 2015-3-6 (Seated Figure, Chokwe) image