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Katoyo Chokwe Figure

$6,500.00

An Artist’s Collection VOL.1
 
DRC, Central Africa 
 
20th century, wood, chord, plastic discs
14″ x 3.5″ x 3.5″ 
ex Dave de Roche Gallery
 
Additional photos available upon request
 
The two tone stripes represent the costume used in Makanda ceremony. .During this male initiation ceremony,  a variety of characters wearing this two tone stripped costumes represent characteristics that the young men learn to either adopt or reject. This sculpture represents a caucasian man. 
 
 
 
 
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