Great LUBA neck rest, from D.R. Congo. Beautiful carved figure with a good patina.
The wooden neck rest is widely used by women to protect their hairdo. When they lie on the support with their neck, there is no weight on the hair which allows the hairdo to stay intact.
Provenance: Manfred Schäfer collection, gallery owner Ulm, Germany.
|Period:||Mid 20th century|
|Sold with stand:||No|
|Condition:||Good condition, used with some signs of wear|