Lot 237: A fine Chokwe seated figure

A fine Chokwe seated figure, Kasai Chokwe; D.R. Congo

The figure clearly with strong pende influence pointing to a Kasai or Kwilu-Kwango origin among the Chokwe of D.R. Congo; the figure seated in Kasai style with elbows resting on bent knees, the face with typical Chokwe features, the figure sitting on an integral base with remains of a Chihongo mask (?) at the front. The whole with remains of red pigment. A fine old figure. H. 10"

Property of a New York Private Collector

Ex. Gerald Dannenberg, NY

Price Realized: $375

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