Arts of Africa
late 19th-early 20th century
8 1/4 x 7 5/8 x 3 in. (21 x 19.4 x 7.6 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Possibly Tsonga. Headrest, late 19th-early 20th century. Hardwood, 8 1/4 x 7 5/8 x 3 in. (21 x 19.4 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.759. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.759_front_PS5.jpg)
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A ring shaped center supports an upward curved platform, and sits on an oval base. Decoration of very small triangular incisions cover much of the surface. Condition: good. Some chips in base. Dark brown surface stain. Light patina.
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