CHOKWE KALELWA MASK 60, Angola

This example has been vetted as authentic, with signs of use and age.


CHOKWE
KALELWA MASK 60
19" high x 13" wide x 13" deep
Angola
$2000

This type of mask, made of reed, fibre and resin, was used in Mukanda, boys initiation camps. They are not common or well known, probably because they are often burned with the camp at the end of the initiation period. The chin is similar in form to that of the Chokwe Chihongo Masks.

GO TO CHOKWE ART PAGE

GO TO MASKED, I ADVANCE EXHIBITION PAGE

GO TO CHOKWE MWANO PWO MASKS PAGE

GO TO CHOKWE CHIHONGO MASKS PAGE

GO TO CHOKWE FIGURES PAGE

GO TO CHOKWE DRUMS ARCHIVES PAGE (ALL SOLD)

GO TO AFRICAN MASKS PAGE

 

HOMEPAGE

 Index by
TRIBE

 Index by
OBJECT

CONTACT US

 

MJM02222017