This Ikhokho would have been traditionally worn by a Pende chieftain as a decorative pendant. This miniature replication of a mask, carved out of animal bone, features a typical Pende tripartite hairstyle and a pair of fine heavy-lidded down cast eyes.
Estimated Period: Mid-20th Century (Or Before)
Ex Private Collection, UK
H (Excl. Stand): 4.5cm
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