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Early 20th Century Chokwe Mask

$1,099.93

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Early 20th century Chokwe Mask An early 20th Century example of a Chokwe African mask in the form a young woman, with facial scared markings which represent her age and tribe identity. With strap holding holes either side and a wonderfully carved ornate head dress. A deep natural aged patina across all this mask with heavy carved sections across most of the form. Traditionally a ceremonial mask for a woman coming of age. Size in inches: H 17” x W 7” x D 11” Period: Early 20th Century Material: Wood Origin: Africa Condition: Good Completely solid in structure and form, please expect age related wear across all this item as the images aim to illustrate. For its age, this item is in exceptional condition and clean. With a deep natural patination of the surface, with fading of the surface as you may expect to edge sections of the carving (nose, lips, head dress etc). Its exceedingly difficult to photograph all the areas in this piece, therefore we strongly suggest reviewing all the photos provided as part of this advert and propose questions where sections are unclear to avoid disappointment.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 17 in. (43.18 cm)Width: 7 in. (17.78 cm)Depth: 11 in. (27.94 cm)
  • Style
    Late Victorian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1920
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU4304224141392

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    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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