There is a subline elegant quality contained in this archaic expression of a neck rest, thats from the coastal and lower Sepik River area of Papua New Guinea . The shaped board is raised on bound cane legs, which are stabalized by small packing-case nails. Each end with finials, carved in what appear to be lizard heads, and each eye includes a piece of milky quarts.
33.5 cm long (n: 13 inches)
Condition: good, consistent with age and use
Price: $1650. (AUD)
Can be bought on-line. Price includes postage worldwide.
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