WOOD HEADREST

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WOOD HEADREST

Consisting of three parts, central ‘column’ stand flaring to a wide sloping base with flat underside foot, and to the top of curving headpiece.

Ex priv. coll. Jonathan Friedman, USA, acq. 1815-1830; hence Arte Primitivo, USA, 1990s, thereafter priv. coll., Netherlands
H. 21 cm; L. 23,3 cm. Few old cracks and some wear

New Kingdom, 18th -19th Dyn., c. 1550-1050 BC

Cf. W.M.Flinders Petrie, Objects of Daily Use, Warminster 1974 repr.,
pl. XXXII, no. 34

 7.750

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