Songye Headrest, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Lot 232
Songye Headrest, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Sold for US$ 25,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Songye Headrest, Democratic Republic of the Congo
height 5 3/4in (14.6cm)
Wood

Provenance:
Donald Morris Gallery, New York and Michigan
Private Collection, Michigan

The oversized support resting on the head of a kneeling figure with openwork carving and classic Songye facial features and feet, sitting on a circular base; fine honey-brown patina.
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
    Bonhams
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