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A FINE TSONGA HEADREST, the four curved legs of curved cross section, the upper of the two horizontal bars with carved zigzags, two diagonal struts above flanked by C-scrolls, curved cross bar, some scorched embellishments

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A FINE TSONGA HEADREST, the four curved legs of curved cross section, the upper of the two horizontal bars with carved zigzags, two diagonal struts above flanked by C-scrolls, curved cross bar, some scorched embellishments
18.5cm. long

Lot Essay

Cf. another headrest of similar, but more simple, form in the Jaques Collection, Johannesburg Art Gallery, illustrated in Art and Ambiguity (ed. C. Till), Johannesburg, 1991, p. 16, Pl. 15.

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