Hand Carved Chokwe African Bellow 28.5″ – DRC/Angola

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A beautifully carved Chokwe bellow from DRC/Angola. This pieces stands 28.5 inches in height without its base, 32″ with base and weighs 10lbs. There is a small carved face in the center and it has a rich dark brown coloring.

Type of Object


Country of Origin

DRC / Angola




Wood, Pigment

Approximate Age


Height (Inches)

28.5" without Base, 32" with Base

Width (Inches)


Depth (Inches)

6" without Base, 10" with Base

Weight (Pounds)


Overall Condition

Cracks and deterioration throughout piece. See photos.

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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