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HEADREST WITH UNUSUAL FORM

Jile, Ethiopia. £450

Fine Old Ethiopian Headrest With Unusual Form. Jile Culture, Ethiopia

This nineteenth-century Ethiopian headrest has been carved into an unusual, phallic form, with a small lozenge-shaped openwork design featured on the central column. A series of incised bands follow the curved shape of the central support, and a zig-zag motif decorates one side. The surface of the headrest exhibits a beautiful, warm patina.

H: 16cm

W: 21cm

Estimated Period: 19th Century

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