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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- Neck rest
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- Congo DRC
- Mid 20th century
- Good condition, used with some signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 22×21×7 cm
- 700 g