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Headrest

Korwar region, Vogelkop Peninsula, Geelvink Bay, West Papua
19th–early 20th century

This very rare and fine headrest on two reclining Korwar figures has wonderful aged patina and wear. The curved and facetted neck-bar is placed atop two rising arches representing mythological crocodiles with open maws.

Headrest

Korwar region, Vogelkop Peninsula, Geelvink Bay, West Papua
19th–early 20th century

This very rare and fine headrest on two reclining Korwar figures has wonderful aged patina and wear. The curved and facetted neck-bar is placed atop two rising arches representing mythological crocodiles with open maws.