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

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

Our exclusive Art may be viewed or picked up in David Norden's Shop in Antwerp.
Please note: Sold with written description of the tribe and private review by David Norden who guarantees this product's authenticity.
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Feedback score: 98.5%
Reviews given: 66
Member since: July 1, 2014
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    great headrest, very quick shipping, always again thanks !!!

    Wodimi March 14, 2017

  • Fantastic pieces, great communication and fast delivery. Great guy, Thank you

    ExquisiteAfricanArt March 6, 2017

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    L'achat n'a pu être finalisé mais le vendeur m'a appelé et j'ai accepté ses explications franches et le remboursement.

    pierreguerin2 February 19, 2017

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    Transaction parfaite

    PRIMDAN February 10, 2017

  • Reclamar a Catawiki a la menor incidencia. La figura llegó mal embalada y rota!. He tenido que devolverla al vendedor y este "señor" no ha querido reembolsarme los gastos. Mal profesional.

    kiti14 January 30, 2017

    Response by seller
    Accidents can happen during transport. the feets of a terracota figure broke during transport.Client has been paid back.

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Austria $ 11.25
Belgium Free
Canada $ 22.51
Switzerland $ 11.25
Germany $ 11.25
Denmark $ 11.25
Spain $ 11.25
France Free
United Kingdom $ 11.25
Ireland $ 11.25
Italy $ 11.25
Luxembourg $ 11.25
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Norway $ 11.25
Poland $ 11.25
Portugal $ 11.25
Sweden $ 11.25
United States $ 22.51
Rest of Europe $ 11.25
Rest of the World $ 22.51

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