Tongan Neck Rest, Kali, 19th century, hardwood, a large example, the typical shallow "M" form, hahapo, carved from one piece of wood, (wood loss on one support probably a missing knot in the wood), ht. 6 5/8, lg. 17 1/4 in.
Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection, Honolulu, Hawaii; Anthony Meyer Gallery, Paris, France.
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