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Intriguing Chokwe Statue 14.25″ – DR Congo – African Tribal Art

Original price was: $195.00.Current price is: $78.00.

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This statue was carved by the Chokwe people of DRC. The statue depicts a standing female figure holding a container on her head. It measures 14.25 inches tall on its base and weighs 1 pound. There is some cracks, scrapes and scuffs throughout – please inspect photos.

 

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Type of Object

Figure, statue

Country of Origin

DR Congo

Ethnicity

Chokwe

Material

Wood and pigment

Approximate Age

Unknown

Height

14.25"

Width

3.5"

Depth

3.5”

Weight

1 lb

Overall Condition

Cracks, scrapes and scuffs – please inspect 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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