Lot 40: A Superb Tongan Neckrest; Kali Laloni

A Superb Tongan Neckrest; Kali Laloni; Kingdom of Tonga

Beautifully carved, the pillow of flaring form with exceptional patina and uncleaned or played with, the struts attached by means of fiber binding with squared feet and a lower strut connecting them on each. Fine ridged under-surface. An exceptionally fine example. L. 20 1/2"

Property of an East Coast private collection

Ex. Private new Zealand collection

Price Realized: $1,900

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