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Neckrest, between 19th and 20th century

  • Luba, African

Wood

  • Overall: 6 1/2 × 6 × 4 inches (16.5 × 15.2 × 10.2 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Allan Shelden III, Mr. and Mrs. Conrad H. Smith Memorial Fund and Joseph M. Boyer Memorial Fund.

72.243

On View

  • African N100

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

(Alan Brandt, Inc., New York, New York, USA)

1972-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Detroit Collects African Art. DIA. Detroit, April 21-May 29, 1977, no. 187 (ill.). African Masterworks In The Detroit Institute of Arts. Washington and London: The Detroit Institute of Arts and Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995, cat. no. 79.

Luba, African, Neckrest, between 19th and 20th century, wood. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Allan Shelden III, Mr. and Mrs. Conrad H. Smith Memorial Fund and Joseph M. Boyer Memorial Fund., 72.243.