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19th Century Tribal Teak Wood Ladder
A late 19th century exotic hardwood ladder from Nagaland in Northeast India. This 7-foot functional sculpture features a primitively carved face with beard. The ladder is solidly mounted on a black iron base. Originally used to climb to raised dwellings, this hand carved ladder is similar to those used by the Dogon of Mali and the Embera of Panama.
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- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacturecirca 1880
- Materials and Techniques
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- DimensionsH 90.25 in. x W 4.75 in. x D 5.5 in.H 229.24 cm x W 12.07 cm x D 13.97 cm
- Seller LocationShelburne Falls, MA
- Reference NumberLU176626521173
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