Headrest, 19th–20th century  South Africa or Mozambique; Tsonga people / Wood (Metropolitan Museum of Art).

Headrest, century South Africa or Mozambique; Tsonga people / Wood (Metropolitan Museum of Art).

Africa | Headrest from the Tsonga/Shona people of South Africa/Zimbabwe | Wood | 19th century

Africa | Headrest from the Tsonga/Shona people of South Africa/Zimbabwe | Wood | 19th century

NGUNI ZOOMORPHIC HEADREST, SOUTH AFRICA Height: 5 5/8 in (14.3 cm) Length: 7 in (17.8 cm) Provenance Maurice and Fanny Car, Maryland, acquired in May 1960 from "Nordheimer" (possibly the Albert Nordheimer family, Toronto) SOLD 5,938 USD AT SOTHEBY’S NEW YORK 16 MAY 2014

Nguni Zoomorphic Headrest, South Africa Height: 5 in cm) Length: 7 in cm)

Headrest  Production information Tanzania, East Africa, AFRICA  Date Late 19th century  Style / Culture Mambwe  Materials Wood

Headrest Production information Tanzania, East Africa, AFRICA Date Late century Style / Culture Mambwe Materials Wood

Headrest - Ethiopia

Ethnographic Category List of Antiques, With Information and Images (Page

Ethiopia, Omo Valley, headrest / neckrest, wood + metal

Ethiopia, Omo Valley, headrest / neckrest, wood + metal

Headrest, 19th–20th century Zimbabwe; Shona people Wood      Wood headrests are both a longstanding and widespread form created by African sculptors. Shona sculptors from present-day South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique have contributed a rich range of formal and aesthetic interpretations.      Among the Shona, headrests served as a kind of “pillow” used by adult males to sleep.

Headrest

Headrest century -Zimbabwe or Mozambique, Northeastern Zimbabwe or Northwestern Mozambique - Shona peoples - Wood

A Fine Shona / Tsonga , Zimbabwe / Mozambique Carved Wood Headrest 'Mutsago' (1800 to 1900	 Shona / Tsonga , Zimbabwe)  .  Wood

A Fine Shona / Tsonga , Zimbabwe / Mozambique Carved Wood Headrest 'Mutsago' to 1900 Shona / Tsonga , Zimbabwe) Medium Wood Dimens.

HeadRest, c. 1910 Southern Africa, Zimbabwe/Mozambique, Shona wood, Overall - h:13.40 w:17.80 cm (h:5 1/4 w:7 inches).

HeadRest, c. 1910 Southern Africa, Zimbabwe/Mozambique, Shona wood, Overall - cm inches).

Appui-tête mutsago Zimbabwe Mashonaland, Mozambique Shona? Tsonga? 19e siècle Bois, agrafes de métal (restauration indigène) . H. 16.5 cm

Appui-tête mutsago Zimbabwe Mashonaland, Mozambique Shona? Tsonga? 19e siècle Bois, agrafes de métal (restauration indigène) . H. 16.5 cm

An Ethiopian Carved Wood Headrest , Probably Kaffa (1800 to 1900	 Ethiopian)   Medium wood  Dimensions 16.00cm wide 18.00cm high (6.30 inche...

An Ethiopian Carved Wood Headrest , Probably Kaffa to 1900 Ethiopian) Medium wood Dimensions wide high inche.

Headrest  Production information Unknown Congo River, Central Africa, AFRICA  Date 19th century  Materials Wood, Brass

Headrest Production information Unknown Congo River, Central Africa, AFRICA Date century Materials Wood, Brass

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