Base of a headrest
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This is the lower section of a wooden headrest. It was purchased by Wellcome at auction in 1928 from the collection of Charles Tabor.
Hallinckx, B.R. 2001 The symbolic assimilation of head and sun as expressed by headrests. In S.A.K.: 29-95.
- Wellcome Number
- Other Identity
- 343/13 (unidentified lot number written on the object in blue)
- Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 20–24 Jan 1913, Lot 747 | Sotheby & Co.: 12–13 Nov 1928, Lot 214
- Previous Owners
- Charles James Tabor (1849–1928) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936) | Robert de Rustafjaell (1859–1943)
- Last modified: 06 Apr 2022