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Luba Headrest: Bah Abdoulaye Collection

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Item BA 5
6.00 LBS

Product Description

This special section features items that we are particularly proud of. They are all museum grade quality and will be of interest to the most discriminating of buyers.

A truely great honor has been bestowed upon Authentic Africa. We are so very pleased to be able to offer selections from the collection of Mr. Bah Abdoulaye a student of the late great founder of African Art history Dr. Roy Sieber. Mr. Abdoulaye selections will be on view at the Brooklyn Museum in New York 2014.

Tribe: Luba

Material: Wood, Beads

Age: Early 20th

Provenance: Ex Christina Hill Collection, California, USA 

A stunning headrest brought to us from the Luba people of the Congo. Smooth hard wood with a deep dark patina. The pillow cushion top has a marbleized wood grain from age. Classic, bent knee Luba maternal motif, complete with infant. The entire selection done in an excellent natural form. Fantastic piece!

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Dimensions: Dimensions: 8 inches tall x 7 1/4 inches deep x 2 inches wide. On a custom 3 inch base. 

A certificate of authenticity will be forwarded along with a declaration of provenance for this item.

A signed declaration of provenance from Mr. Abdoulaye will accompany this item. 

"Outstanding!" ~Kim

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