Ethnographic Arts & Artifacts Online Auction

October 05, 2017

LOT 145

Lot 145

Chokwe Mwana Pwo Mask, Central Africa

Chokwe Mwana Pwo Mask, Central Africa
Lot 145 Details
Chokwe Mwana Pwo Mask, Central Africa

carved wood with feather, fibre and bead decoration
not including hair height 12 ins — 30.5 cms

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $660
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Chokwe Mwana Pwo Mask, Central Africa
  • Chokwe Mwana Pwo Mask, Central Africa

Missing Link Gallery, Sarasota, Florida, 2006;
Collection of Joey and Toby Tanenbaum, Toronto


Contains material which may be subject to import/export regulation


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 145

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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