A Swazi Neckrest

A Swazi Neckrest

A Zulu wood and pokerwork Neckrest

Standing on two supports decorated with amasumpa.

South Africa 19/20thC

Length: 19″ (48.5 cm)

Condition: good, some wear

This neckrest has seen little tribal use and has a dry patina

The amasumpa motif was originally supposed to represent wealth in the form of cattle