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Beautiful Chokwe Maternity Figure 16.5"
Beautiful Chokwe Maternity Figure 16.5"
Beautiful Chokwe Maternity Figure 16.5"
Beautiful Chokwe Maternity Figure 16.5"
Beautiful Chokwe Maternity Figure 16.5"
Beautiful Chokwe Maternity Figure 16.5"
Beautiful Chokwe Maternity Figure 16.5"
Beautiful Chokwe Maternity Figure 16.5"
Beautiful Chokwe Maternity Figure 16.5"
Beautiful Chokwe Maternity Figure 16.5"
Beautiful Chokwe Maternity Figure 16.5"
Beautiful Chokwe Maternity Figure 16.5"

Beautiful Chokwe Maternity Figure 16.5″ – DRC – African Art

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This statue was carved in the style of the Chokwe people of The D.R.C. The figure depicts a seated woman cradling a baby in her lap. The statue stands at 16.5 inches tall and weighs 3.5 pounds.

Type of Object

Figure, statue

Country of Origin

DR Congo

Ethnicity

Chokwe

Material

Wood, Pigment

Approximate Age

Unknown

Height

16.5"

Width

5.5"

Depth

5.5"

Weight

3.5 lbs

Overall Condition

Possible minor imperfections and wear & tear, including but not limited to scuffing, cracking and minimal chipping. Possible previous repairs. See photos or inquire for more details.

Tribe Information

About the Chokwe People

The Chokwe, with an estimated population of 1.3 million people, inhabit areas in Angola, DRC and Zambia. They are known by many names throughout the world, upwards of 30 different variations, all deriving from the name in which they call themselves, Kocokwe. Chokwe government is headed by a king called Mwana Ngana, with male and female societies regulating all aspects of life.

Read more about the Chokwe here.

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