Suriname - Late 20th century
|Object:||Beautifully hand carved Maroon neck support|
|Estimated Period:||Late 20th century|
|Country of Origin:||Suriname|
|Condition:||Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes|
Beautifully carved chestnut neck support - Suriname, made from a domestic wood.
An intriguing pattern can be seen with beautiful ornaments and a sunflower in the middle.
The Maroons of Suriname are descendants of Africans who have been forcibly sent to Suriname by slave dealers. Maroons are also called “Forest land Creoles”.
Neck and head supports also contain spiritual symbolism. Because it was assumed they connect the owner to the ground, they were supposed to function as 'ancestral antennas' within certain cultures. They serve as a channel for ancestors to channel dreams to the owner.
It comes from the second half of the 20th century - in very good condition.
57 cm x 26 cm x 21 cm.
It weighs more than 2 kilograms.
The piece will be properly packaged and shipped with track & trace.
Note: All items are (slightly) used and no longer for regular use. That is why they can have lighter or slightly heavier traces of use or wear. However, everything can be seen in the photos that accompany the item. So consider this carefully because they are part of the description.
Catawiki member since September 22, 2011, received 898 reviews in total (393 in last 12 months)
|Feedback score:||99.5% (393 reviews)|
|(last 12 months)|
very nice Buddha . all perfect GRACIAS
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.varen var defekt og foden var knækket under transport varen var ikke pakket ind det var løst i kassen så ikke som jeg havde håbet sidder lige nu og er ved at lime tingene og det burde man ikke skulle
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Positive, as item arrived, in perfect condition and truthful to photos. But it arrived after the 12 days max shipping window (although shipment cost was 30 euro!) and seller never replied to questions
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Spiegel goed aangekomen. Helaas vindt ik de vegen en verstoringen in het glas wel veel beduidender en groter dan ik op de foto's heb kunnen zien of dat dit beschreven was. Professionel polijsten nodig
I really like the drums ! Thank you so much. Molly
¡The item was received promptly and in perfect condition!
It is very good beautiful item! I’m totally satisfied. Thank you.
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|Rest of Europe||$27.98|
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