Named and inspired by the masks (Chihongo, sometimes called Cihongo or Tshihongo, meaning ‘spirit of wealth’). Cihongo symbolise wealth and power. The masqueraders wearing the mask pay homage to male ancestors believed to be responsible for the prosperity and strength of the community. Traditionally used to represent the male chief ancestor Tchihongo, the masks were once only reserved for use by chieftaincy during royal events such as the initiation of a new chief.
Tschihongo wall sculpture is made os non-toxic aqua resin, polyethleene, aluminum, and crylic
Height 36″ | Width 22″ | Depth 6″ | Weight 24 Pounds