DRC Pende Ivoren Ikhoko from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). H 7.5 Cm. This item comes from the Pende people. Dated approximately mid 20th century. A finally carved ivory head of a chief.
A finely carved ivory head presenting a dramatic visage composed of a bulging forehead a thick v-shaped brow. Down turned eyes, a closed mouth with expressive lips. You can see from the carving it is high This head consist of wonderful patina.