An Ethiopian Carved Wood Headrest , Probably Kaffa

An Ethiopian Carved Wood Headrest , Probably Kaffa

1800 to 1900 Ethiopian

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An Ethiopian Carved Wood Headrest , Probably Kaffa . Fine old patina
19 th Century

Size : 18 cm high , 16 cm wide – 7 ins high , 6¼ ins wide
The conical bases of Ethiopian headrests have often been beautifully turned . Lathes have been used in Ethiopia for centuries but oddly their use never penetrated to western , central or southern Africa .
Dimensions
Height 18.00 cm (7.09 inches)
Width 16.00 cm (6.30 inches)
Medium
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