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Large Scale African Ashanti Stool

$1,200

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Large scale African wood stool, hand carved by an Asante or Ashanti artist, Ghana, at least circa 1950s, possibly much earlier. This came from the estate of Mr. and Mrs. Alan Goldberg of Atlanta, GA. They were world travelers from the 1930s-1980s, taking numerous trips to Africa and Asia. This stool is believed to be at least circa 1950s based on its circa 1950s cushion.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 20.25 in. (51.44 cm)Width: 21.75 in. (55.25 cm)Depth: 13 in. (33.02 cm)Seat Height: 17.25 in. (43.82 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1950s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Very good distressed condition. Stain or water mark on top of the seat, various surface scratches, dings, and wear commensurate with age and use. Retains warm original patina.
  • Seller Location
    Atlanta, GA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU871816151201

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Atlanta, GA
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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