Neck rest - Wood - Luba - Congo DRC

Description
Neck rest - Wood - Luba - Congo DRC
Mid 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

A beautiful authentic LUBA neck rest, D.R. Congo. The two beautifully detailed figures face each other with intricately carved faces; beautiful 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.
Beautiful aged patina good condition.

Provenance: former private collection from Belgium.

Shipping within 24 hours after the payment is received. Tracking number will be provided. Signature upon delivery. Fully insured.
May as well be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art Gallery in Vessem (NL).

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Lot details
Object
Neck rest
Ethnic group/ culture
Luba
Region/ country
Congo DRC
Material
Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
22×21×7 cm
Weight
700 g
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