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Hardwood Chokwe Bench, Angola, 19th Century



A fine and elegant hardwood Chokwe (Angola) bench, carved all-over with geometric patterns, human and animal motifs. The front rain supported with caryatids in the form of male figures of which one is missing. Original parchment cover, late 19th century. The bench comes from the collection of an archaeologist who is affiliated with the University of Leuven (Catholic University of Leuven KULeuven). Dimensions: Width 90 cm, depth 44 cm, height 36 cm. Weight 5 kg.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 14.18 in. (36 cm)Width: 35.44 in. (90 cm)Depth: 17.33 in. (44 cm)
  • Style
    Tribal (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
  • Seller Location
    Antwerp, BE
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU95045607383

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Antwerp, Belgium
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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