Rare Twa Headrest, Rwanda/Burundi
Lot 80
Rare Twa Headrest, Rwanda/Burundi
Sold for US$ 5,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Rare Twa Headrest, Rwanda/Burundi
Wood
length 9 1/4in (23.5cm)

PROVENANCE
Dr. Evan Maurer, Minneapolis, MN

The Maurer Twa headrest is one of only several known. The Twa are pygmies who live among the Kuba and Mongo peoples and are the only pygmies to produce wood sculpture.
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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