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Chair: Rungs with Figurative Scenes (Ngundja) Date: 19th–20th century Geography: Angola Culture: Chokwe peoples Medium: Wood, brass tacks, leather
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This work is an outstanding example of Pwo, a classic Chokwe mask genre that honors founding female ancestors. Such representations are especially significant given that the Chokwe trace descent through their mothers' lines

Chair (Ngundja) Chokwe, century The Metropolitan Museum of Art In many societies of Central Africa, such as the Chokwe and related peoples like the Songo and the Ovimbundu, functional.

Power behind the throne African art lesson plan from the Met. A dark wood African side chair decorated with seated figures and animals on the chair back, and on the rungs between the legs.

Bring the Museum's African collection into the classroom with viewing questions and an art-making activity that cultivate visual analysis and an understanding of how surface detail and composition can express themes of power and leadership.

Chair: Rungs with Figurative Scenes (Ngundja) Date: 19th–20th century Geography: Angola Culture: Chokwe peoples Medium: Wood, brass tacks, leather

Chair: Rungs with Figurative Scenes (Ngundja) Date: 19th–20th century Geography: Angola Culture: Chokwe peoples Medium: Wood, brass tacks, leather

Chair: Rungs with Figurative Scenes (Ngundja) | Chokwe peoples | The Met

Chair: Rungs with Figurative Scenes (Ngundja) Date: century Geography: Angola Culture: Chokwe peoples Medium: Wood, brass tacks, leather Gallery 352

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African Art, Bamileke Chief Ceremonial Stool Dimensions: 15"H x 13" x 13" Mid 20th Century If you want more pictures just let me know..... Conditions: wood deterioration, age cracks & old repair, chips and scrapes, overall condition good. FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE ! Most Bamileke art ,and the work of other kingdoms of the Cameroon Grasslands, relates to kings and important chiefs, who defined their power by the display of prestige objects during important ceremonies. Stools were a...
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African Art, Bamileke Chief Ceremonial Stool Dimensions: 15"H x 13" x 13" Mid 20th Century If you want more pictures just let me know..... Conditions: wood deterioration, age cracks & old repair, chips and scrapes, overall condition good. FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE ! Most Bamileke art ,and the work of other kingdoms of the Cameroon Grasslands, relates to kings and important chiefs, who defined their power by the display of prestige objects during important ceremonies. Stools were a...

African Art, Bamileke Chief Ceremonial Stool Dimensions: 15"H x 13" x 13" Mid 20th Century If you want more pictures just let me know..... Conditions: wood deterioration, age cracks & old repair, chips and scrapes, overall condition good. FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE ! Most Bamileke art ,and the work of other kingdoms of the Cameroon Grasslands, relates to kings and important chiefs, who defined their power by the display of prestige objects during important ceremonies. Stools were a...
Africa | Chair from the Chokwe people of Angola | Wood; carved with male figure at the top wearing the traditional dignitary's 'Mutwe wa Kayanda' hairstyle

Chair from the Chokwe people of Angola - Wood, carved with male figure at the top wearing the traditional dignitary's 'Mutwe wa Kayanda' hairstyle

A Superb Old African Tribal Art, Chokwe Chief Throne Dimension: 27 1/2"H x 17" x 17" Early- Mid 20th Century Conditions: Wood deterioration, age cracks, chips and scrapes, overall condition good. If you want more pictures just let me know. FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE !! Chokwe communities, only powerful people such as chiefs, elders, or priests can own richly decorated objects like this chair. The carvings on the chair tell people about the chief. The heads of ancestor chiefs along the top…

A Superb African Tribal Art, Chokwe Chief Throne Chair, Antique, Collectible, African Art

A Superb Old African Tribal Art, Chokwe Chief Throne Dimension: 27 1/2"H x 17" x 17" Early- Mid 20th Century Conditions: Wood deterioration, age cracks, chips and scrapes, overall condition good. If you want more pictures just let me know. FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE !! Chokwe communities, only powerful people such as chiefs, elders, or priests can own richly decorated objects like this chair. The carvings on the chair tell people about the chief. The heads of ancestor chiefs along the top…

Chokwe Ngundja Chair, Angola http://www.imodara.com/post/89382472104/angola-chokwe-ngundja-ceremonial-chair

chair Materials wood, bead, metals > copper (and alloys) > brass Place of collecting Democratic Republic of the Congo > Kasaï Culture Chokwe Acquisition related person Compagnie du Kasaï, as donor Date of acquisition 1913

Chokwe. Presidente del jefe , del siglo 19. Aleación de cobre, piel animal…

▪Chief’s Chair. Culture: Chokwe Medium: Copper alloy, animal hide, wood Possible places made: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola Date: century

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