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African Mossi Chair (One Remaining)


Measures: (from left): 1: SOLD 2: H 46" x W 16" x D 17", seat 14.75" 3: SOLD 4: SOLD Incredible solid wood chairs carved from single logs. Four Mossi chairs. Burkina Faso, Africa. Estimated early 20th century but could be much older.


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  • Place of origin
    Burkina Faso
  • Date of manufacture
  • Period
  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Distressed. Worn naturally as consistent with tribal art and age. Structurally sound and strong. .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions

    H 50 in. x W 15 in. x D 15 in.

    H 127 cm x W 38.1 cm x D 38.1 cm

  • Seller location
    Brooklyn, NY
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