Arts of Africa
late 19th-early 20th century
6 x 3 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. (15.2 x 7.9 x 3.8 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Prior to 1922, provenance not yet documented; by 1922, acquired by François Poncelet of Brussels, Belgium; 1922, purchased from François Poncelet by Stewart Culin in Brussels for the Brooklyn Museum.
Pedestal with very small headrest. Circular base in two tiers, nailhead decorations. More nailheads near top. Condition: good, with matte finish.
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Luba. Headrest, late 19th-early 20th century. Wood, metal, 6 x 3 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. (15.2 x 7.9 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.373. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.373_front_PS5.jpg)
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