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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