Three Leg Solid Wood Vintage Ethiopian Stool

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Probably from the Jimma people of Ethiopia, this hand-carved stool is simple but elegant and are noted for their deep, concave surface. They feature a tripod – 3 legged design unique to the Jimma area, a forest area in Westen Ethiopia, Africa. This area is also known for being the birthplace of coffee.
Details
Of the Period
Tribal
Place of Origin
Ethiopia
Date of Manufacture
circa 1950
Period
Mid-20th Century
Materials and Techniques
Hand-Carved   Wood
Condition
Good. Excellent for vintage..
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
13 in. H
33 cm H
Diameter
19
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU86527723303
Contact The Seller
1stdibs seller since 2009
Located in New York, NY

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