Antique Chokwe Seated Figure w/ Brass Tacks
Origin: Angola, Chokwe People Provenance: Old French Collection
Period: Early 20th Century
Materials: Hardwood, brass upholstery tacks and libations
Description: This old ceremonial figure has a tear drop shape base. Muscular legs with crossed feet, having an elongated torso. Stoic expression with great tension. Traditional complex coiffure with applied tacks. Varied encrusted patina with rubbing. Old collection number on back of base (192). Old loss to forearms.
Dimensions: Height 10.25” (26 cm), Width 3.5” (9 cm)