Chokwe Mbunda Mask
H. 24,5 cm (9.5 ")
Hard wood with nice patina and original fiber cap attached to the back of the mask.
Provenance: Old Belgian collection
Certain groups of the Chokwe people are living in DR Congo, in between the Lwalwa and the Lulua. Sometimes they are called Chokwe/Kasaaii or Mbunda.
This is an old initiation mask made in a Chokwe tradition.