Antique Congo Stud Decorated Backrest/ Bench.
Antique Congo Stud Decorated Backrest with Leopard Hide
Origin: Dem Rep of Congo. (Provenance: Ex. Collection of Judy Harris, Los Angeles )
Period/Date: Early 20th century
Materials: Wood, trade tacks of brass and iron, Hide, resin
Description: This wonderful backrest is carved from a single piece of wood. Its top surface is decorated and covered with applied old upholstery tacks in geometric patterns. It features a very special section of hide covering at the headrest. It has warm rich color and makes an impressive designer statement in person. There is an old mend at the base and or right leg a very long time ago. Integrity is very solid. Email us for a shipping quote.
Dimensions: Length 38.5” (98 cm), width 9.5” (24 cm), Height 10" (25.5 cm)