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Petite Male Chokwe Style Statue 7.25″ – DRC – African Art

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This statue was carved in the style of the Chokwe people of DRC. The statue depicts a male figure attached to a custom base for easy display. He measures 6.5 inches tall, 7.25 inches on base, and weighs 0.5 pounds. There is scuffing and general wear and tear throughout – please inspect photos.

Type of Object

Figure, statue

Country of Origin

DR Congo

Ethnicity

Chokwe

Material

Wood, Pigment

Approximate Age

Unknown

Height

6.5" figure | 7.25" including base

Width

2"

Depth

2.25"

Weight

0.5 lb

Overall Condition

Imperfections and wear and tear.

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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