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A Lwena Chokwe Staff
An Artist’s Collection VOL.1
Angola, DRC, Zambia, Africa
Early 20th century, wood
35″ x 1.5″ x 4″
ex Fernando Barrera Gallery Tenerife Spain
Additional photos available upon request
The Chokwe are well known for art objects produced to celebrate and validate the royal court. These objects include ornately carved stools and chairs used as thrones. Most of the sculptures are portraits, which represent the royal lineage.