SHONA HEADREST, ZIMBABWE Height: 5 3/8 in (13.7 cm) AFRICAN, OCEANIC AND PRE-COLUMBIAN ART INCLUDING PROPERTY FROM THE LERNER, SHOHER AND VOGEL COLLECTIONS SOTHEBY’S, NEW YORK, 11 MAY 2012 SOLD 3,750 USD
Hemba Stool- Exceptional sculptural stools were reserved for and used by chiefs and kings. The seat is supported by both male & female ancestral figures. Stools are still used today as seats of power and prestige. Provenance: Ex Private Collection. Collected about 50 years ago by a Belgian living in the D.R. Congo. 18" high, 13" in diameter.