LWENA/Chokwe ancestor statue, Angola, ca 1920
LWENA/Chokwe ancestor statue from Angola in the old style. Must also be dated around 1920. Charge on the head and charge cavities in the ears for grass. Strong appearance! The statue stands on a hard wooden block base that is included.
Weight: 67 grams, including base 342 grams
Date: circa 1920
Provenance: ( ex van de Walle, governor of Katanga and mayor;
ex doctor Lauwers, chairman of ACRA, federation of archaeologists,
Has been in the van Rijn archive for about 15-20 years)