Lot: 30191 Tribal Art Auction
D. R. Congo, Chokwe
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Hans Petereit, Cologne, Germany||H: 9.8 inch||
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wood, The figure is carved with a mask of the "chikunza" type representing an ancestral character who is considered a patron and protector of the "mukanda" men's initiation. The "chikunza" mask is symbolically associated with human fertility and success in hunting.