Two Headrests from west Africa:
- The largest one measures 24 cm long x 10 cm wide x 10 cm high and weighs about 250 grams. It is in hard grained wood with a shiny patina.
The large plate is rounded and decorated with engraved geometric motifs, it lays on four square pillars linked to a base with similar crossing forms. It was very likely used as a stool.
- The second one, miniature, measures 14 cm x 5.5 cm x 7 cm and weighs about 70 grams.
The slightly curved plate lays on two solid pillars in a bulging cylindrical form, showing cutting marks of the sculptor.
Some thickness is chipped off on one angle.
- Total nr of items
- Indigenous object name
- African headrest or stool
- Region/ country
- West Africa
- Sold with stand
- 10×10×24 cm
- 320 g