Lot: 301

91e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Figure masquée

R. D. Congo, Tchokwé

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Hans Petereit, Cologne, Germany H: 25 cm Cet objet n’est plus disponible.

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.