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Triple head neckrest- YAKA - Democratic Republic of Congo - Bandundu > Kwango

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Triple head neckrest- YAKA - Democratic Republic of Congo - Bandundu > Kwango

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Mid 20th centurry- good condition

Triple head neckrest- YAKA - Democratic Republic of Congo
Bandundu > Kwango -Mid 20th centurry- good condition
This quite big Yaka neckrest has a quite interesting shape with two animals and three heads. Wood, brown reddish patina, in shape of a quadruped below, supporting another one shaped as rectangular pillow with curved sides and two head on each side , decorated on top with a geometrical pattern, slight damages (see pictures).
This type of object are used to let the owners sleep without damaging their elaborate coiffures . This traditional furniture as a headrest is called "musaw".
This quite big Yaka neckrest is from the Bandundu people in the Kwango area but also shows also influences of neighboring tribes ( Songye, Kuba) in the design ans shape of the heads.
Height: 24 cm; Length: 51 cm.
Provenance: Gaëtan Schoonbroodt, Verviers, Belgium

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    Toujours du Grand D.Norden = Très beau masque Goli avec belle patine d'utilisation- pigments rouges intenses-FANTASTIQUE
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    lovviere October 18, 2017

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    Ce masque Guere/Wobe dégage à la fois force et sérénité. De plus le masque a été livré en 24h chrono!!! Du jamais vu......
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    lovviere August 24, 2017

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