Lot 216: A fine Chokwe Chihongo mask

People: Chokwe
Angola/DR Congo
H: 7 3/4"
An exceptionally well carved Chokwe male mask with deep ocular orbits, raised coffee-bean eyes, long nose and wide toothy mouth, with raised scarifications on the cheeks. Some old insect damage to the side of the nostril. Fine old and used example.

Dave Deroche, CA, c. 1995


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