Tribal African Art- (Chokwe)

(ZAIRE) Luba, Lunda, Lwena, Ovimbundu, Songo.TRIBAL AFRICAN ART. CHOKWE (BAJOKWE, BATSHIOKO, JOKWE, TCHOKWE, TSHOKWE) Language: Wuchokwe (Bantu) Neighboring Peoples:Luba, Lunda, Lwena, Ovimbundu, Songo Types of Art:The Chokwe are well known for art objects produced to celebrate and validate the royal court. These objects include ornately carved stools and chairs used as thrones. Most of the sculptures are portraits, which represent the royal lineage. Staffs, scepters, and spears are among other implements sculpted to celebrate the court.
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