ETHIOPIAN HEADRESTS 201-206

All of our Ethiopian headrests have been vetted as authentic, many with evidence of significant age and use.


201-206 Front view (from left to right, top to bottom)

 

201           6" high x 5.5" wide x 4.25" deep                     $125

202           7.25" high x 7" wide x 4.75" deep                  SOLD

203           6" high x 5.75" wide x 4.75" deep                    $150

204          7" high x 6.5" wide x 5" deep                          SOLD

205           6.75" high x 6" wide x 4" deep                         $125

206           6.5" high x 6.75" wide x 5.25" deep                  $125

Larger images and condition reports below.


201-206 Back view (from left to right, top to bottom)

Larger images and condition reports below.


201           6" high x 5.5" wide x 4.25" deep                     $125

There are chips out of the base and a crack on the top (visible) and the base (faint).


202           7.25" high x 7" wide x 4.75" deep                    $125  SOLD

There are minor chips on the middle flaring section.


203           6" high x 5.75" wide x 4.75" deep                    $150

There are small chips out of the base and a crack on the base (faint) on a headrest worn wonderfully smooth.


204          7" high x 6.5" wide x 5" deep                            $125    SOLD

There are worn chips out of the top edges.


205           6.75" high x 6" wide x 4" deep                         $125

On this unusually blocky headrest there are chips out of the base and a crack on the front.  In the back there is a larger, but stable, crack and chips on the base.


206           6.5" high x 6.75" wide x 5.25" deep                  $125

There are small chips out of the top edge on the front and back..


ETHIOPIAN
Headrests 101-106


ETHIOPIAN
Headrests 3

 ETHIOPIAN
Headrests 4

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

ETHIOPIAN, Headrests, Ethiopia

In many African cultures, small wooden "pillows" are used to support the head during sleep and in some instances to preserve a hairstyle. In Ethiopia, the headrests come in several forms and relate to other intricate, but abstract works.

GO TO GEOMETRIES EXHIBITION PAGE

AFRICAN HEADRESTS PAGE

GO TO AFRICAN ARTIFACTS PAGE

GO TO ETHIOPIAN CROSSES PAGE

GO TO ETHIOPIAN PROCESSIONAL CROSSES PAGE

GO TO ETHIOPIAN HAND CROSSES 3 PAGE

GO TO ETHIOPIAN ICONS PAGE

GO TO ETHIOPIAN ART PAGE 

HOMEPAGE

 Index by
TRIBE

 Index by
OBJECT

CONTACT US