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Neck Rest

Object Number:29-93-24
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Fiji Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Height: 21.5 cm
Width: 50 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from the Estate of George Byron Gordon, 1927
Other Number:39825 - Dealer's Number
GBG 29 - Gordon Number

Description

The rest proper is supported by a ring which itself stands upright on a quadrangular base, the whole carved out of one piece of wood. Cf. the headrest in Edge-Partington, Album I, pl. 119, fig. 3, which is of similar structure but has two "struts" crossing each other diagonally in the opening beneath the rest proper. See 29-93-25.

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