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Ghanaian Ashanti Incised Stool

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Stools indicated power, status, and lines of succession in traditional Ashanti culture. The flat base, curved seat, and ridged supports reference the Ashanti King stool. While many stools of this type incorporate carvings from the Adinkra symbol language, this example is more streamlined. In place of grand symbolism, the carver decorated this stool with etched geometric motifs. The defined geometries and organic curves offer variety to this sculptural and functional object.

Details

  • Production time
    Available Now
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    1900
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 16.75 in. x W 21 in. x D 11 in.

    H 42.55 cm x W 53.34 cm x D 27.94 cm

  • Seller location
    Chicago, IL
  • Seller reference number
    CAA540
  • Reference number
    LU820011014741

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