Chokwe Mask (3)


African Chokwe Mask from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The most powerful and important Chokwe mask is know as the Chikunga. Highly charged with power and considered sacred, Chikunga is used during investiture ceremonies of a chief and sacrifices to the ancestors.

This original mask is handmade in Africa from wood, raffia and cowrie shells.

The mask is approximately 50 cms tall and 40cms wide. It comes on a custom made stand and is a wonderful addition to any decor.