Lot 264: An exceptional Chokwe Male Mask

An exceptional Chokwe Mail Mask, Chokwe; D.R. Congo/Angola

The Chihongo mask with typical features including high rounded forehead, round concave ocular orbits with raised coffee bean eyes, thin nose and exaggerated mouth with bared teeth above a flat forward thrusting stylized beard. The forehead with raised cruciform pattern, the eyes with remains of red pigment. A powerful and exceptional example with fine age. H. 13 1/4"

Property of a New York Private Collector

Ex. Henry and Evelyn Kagen, Queens NY

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

Arrange to Bid

Share or Email This Lot

View all African Lots in this Auction

View all Lots in the Fine African, Oceanic and Native American Art Auction