Bonhams : A Shona or Tsonga headrest, Mutsago Zimbabwe
A Shona or Tsonga headrest, Mutsago Zimbabwe

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Lot 379
A Shona or Tsonga headrest, Mutsago
Zimbabwe

Sold for £ 2,000 (US$ 2,547) inc. premium
A Shona or Tsonga headrest, Mutsago
Zimbabwe
the bowed rectangular support with pendant lugs, above a pair of bowed columns, shaped oval foot,

Footnotes

  • Compare with the headrest in the British Museum (no. 1954 Af23) from the Wellcome Collection (no. 140183) which was collected in Mashonaland, Southern Rhodesia, which is similarly supported with a double bowed stem with semicircular knops.
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