EXCEPTIONAL NORTH NGUNI HEADREST
carved wood, evoking the shape of an animal, standing on four sculpted feet with a striated surface
27cm long
Estimate £ 3,000-5,000 + fees

Provenance: Ex. Scottish private collection.

Carved mid to late 19th century in Durban or the surrounding hinterlands.

Note; for a similar example please see: Musée du quai Branly, inventory number 71.1935.54.98.



Sold for £65,000 (buyer's premium included)