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Neck rest – Wood – Luba – Congo DRC

 150,00

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Description

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.

 

Object Neck rest
Ethnic group: Luba
Country: DR Congo
Material: Wood
Period: Mid 20th century
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 22x14x7 cm
Weight: 230 gram
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear