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Early 20th Century Tribal Hehe Stool, Tanzania
Early 20th Century Tribal Hehe Stool, Tanzania
20th Century Tanzanian Tribal Stools
Wood
A graphic Hehe stool with three ridged legs and old patina of use. The Hehe people lived in isolation on a highland in southwestern Tanzania, northeast of Lake Nyasa. With the exc...
Gurage Tribal Carved Wanza Wood Throne Jimma Chair from Ethiopia
Gurage Tribal Carved Wanza Wood Throne Jimma Ch...
Antique 19th Century Ethiopian Tribal Chairs
Wood
A wonderful hand-carved Jimma chair with tripod legs from a single piece of dense wanza wood, probably made by the Gurage people of Southwest Ethiopia in Africa. Probably dates to th...
Hardwood Chokwe Bench, Angola, 19th Century
Hardwood Chokwe Bench, Angola, 19th Century
Antique Late 19th Century Angolan Tribal Tribal Art
Leather, Wood
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 figu...
Carved Wood Chair, Ghana, circa 1900
Carved Wood Chair, Ghana, circa 1900
Early 20th Century Ghanaian Stools
Wood
A carved wood chair, Ethnie Ashanti (Ghana), circa 1900. # E5421.
Wood Chair, Ghana, circa 1900
Wood Chair, Ghana, circa 1900
Early 20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Art
Wood
Carved wood chair, Ghana, Ethnie Ashanti, circa 1900. # E5426.
Dogon Stool with Nommo Figures
Dogon Stool with Nommo Figures
Mid-20th Century Malian Tribal Art
Wood
Created by the Dogon people of central Mali, this expressively carved stool continues a tradition of using stools as symbols of authority. Owning a finely made stool represented one'...
African Shona Tribal Stool
African Shona Tribal Stool
Unknown
20th Century Zimbabwean Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
An elegant wooden tribal stool most probably originating from the Shona Tribe Zimbabwe, due to its linear carvings and scrolled circular details.
Ashanti or Asante Tribal Stool
Ashanti or Asante Tribal Stool
Unknown
20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
An Ashanti or Asante tribal stool. Carved from one piece of wood, this example has typical Ashanti geometric carvings with a central pierced support column. It has suffered one break...
Tribal African Lounge Chair Massive Hand Carded Wood Foldable
Tribal African Lounge Chair Massive Hand Carded...
Mid-20th Century Tribal Lounge Chairs
Wood
African lounge chair massive hand carded wood foldable. Nice for an ethnic interior design mix. Chair from West Africa, tribal Art Design.
Great Vintage Cow Bone Throne, circa 1930
Great Vintage Cow Bone Throne, circa 1930
Vintage 1930s Rustic Armchairs
A great piece of fantasy furniture - a throne made of original bones from the female cow. All parts are made of real cow bones sticked together with iron rods. With hip bones on top ...
Ashanti Valor Stool
Ashanti Valor Stool
Early 20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Art
Wood
In traditional Ashanti culture, stools indicated power, status, and lines of succession. The flat base, curved seat, and ridged supports of this hand-carved stool reference the Ashan...
Tanzanian Hehe Round Tripod Stool
Tanzanian Hehe Round Tripod Stool
Early 20th Century Tanzanian Stools
Wood
Most likely created by artisans of the Hehe peoples of Tanzania, this tripod stool embodies wonderful movement in its sweeping form. Playful lines drawn by graceful arched legs contr...
Galla Three-Leg Round Stool
Early 20th Century Ethiopian Tribal Art
Wood
This elegantly formed stool was most likely made by the Galla people of Ethiopia. Known for their elegantly arched tripod legs and gently cupped seats, Galla stools make for unique s...
Ashanti Fawohodie Stool
Early 20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Art
Wood
In traditional Ashanti culture, stools indicated power, status, and lines of succession. The flat base, curved seat, and ridged supports of this hand-carved stool reference the Ashan...
Ashanti Tethered Beast Stool
Early 20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Art
Wood
In traditional Ashanti culture, stools indicated power, status, and lines of succession. The platform base, curved seat, and ridged supports of this stool reference the Ashanti King ...
Mid-20th Century African Chair
Mid-20th Century African Chairs
Mid-20th century African birthing chair with giraffe and elephant carving, made for export to the west/tourist trade, and was not for ritual use.
Ashanti African Tribal Elephant Stool
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Mid-Century Modern Tribal Art
Wood
Ashanti or Asanti tribal stool early to mid-20th century in the form of an elephant. Great patination and carving and good signs of use. One of the tusks has been broken which should...
Short Tribal Wooden Stool, from Ethiopia, Mid-L...
Unknown
Vintage 1960s Ethiopian Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Short tribal wooden stool, from Ethiopia, mid-late 20th century. Offered by Bruce Hughes. This rustic wooden stool was fashioned by hand from a single piece of wood using basic too...
Rustic Tribal Wooden Stool, Fulani of Niger, Mi...
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Nigerien Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Small rustic tribal wooden stool. 19" long. Fulani People of Niger, mid-late 20th century. Offered by Bruce Hughes. This rustic wooden stool was fashioned by hand from a single pie...
African Chokwe People Tribal Chief Throne Chair
20th Century Angolan Tribal Tribal Art
African chief throne chair from the Chokwe tribe of Angola or the south western part of the Peoples Republic of the Congo ( formerly Zaire ) hand-carved wood with copper brass metal ...
Pair of Large African Rootwood Armchairs, Late ...
Antique Late 19th Century North African Tribal Armchairs
Each with male and female heads and bodies represented figurally, both holding masks probably originally throne chairs.
Early 20th Century Burkinabe Mossi Stool
Early 20th Century Burkinabe Tribal Art
Wood
Carved in Burkina Faso from a single piece of wood, this hundred-year-old stool was used by Mossi women as they sat before a cooking fire. The chair’s simple, four-legged design desi...
Early 20th Century Bamileke Double Bell Stool
Early 20th Century Cameroonian Tribal Art
Wood
Marked by the telltale Bamileke rounded disc seat and base, this stool is supported with unexpected carvings of currency bells. Carved out of a single tree trunk, the bells both deco...
Early 20th Century Ivorian Senufo Stool
Early 20th Century Ivorian Tribal Art
Wood
Hand-carved from a single, solid block of wood, each Senufo stool retains a unique personality as a modern sculpture, seat, or table. The irregular strokes and diminutive nature are ...
Early 20th Century Ivorian Senufo Stool
Early 20th Century Ivorian Tribal Art
Wood
Hand-carved from a single, solid block of wood, each Senufo stool retains a unique personality as a modern sculpture, seat, or table. The irregular strokes and diminutive nature are ...
Early 20th Century Ghanaian Ashanti Marriage Stool
Early 20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Art
Wood
In traditional Ashanti culture, stools indicated power, status, and lines of succession. The flat base, curved seat, and ridged supports of this stool reference the Ashanti King stoo...
Early 20th Century Ivorian Senufo Stool
Early 20th Century Ivorian Tribal Art
Wood
The combination of stout legs and a gracefully curved seat mark this baby bed as an exciting example of Senufo craftsmanship. In contrast to many of their stools, this baby bed featu...
Early 20th Century Ivorian Low Senufo Stool
Early 20th Century Ivorian Tribal Art
Wood
Hand-carved from a single, solid block of wood, each Senufo stool has a unique personality as a modern sculpture, seat, or table. The irregular strokes and diminutive nature are tell...
Dagalo African Lobi Tribal Deck Chair Burkina F...
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Burkinabe Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Wood
Lobi Tribal Dagalo deck chair from Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast. Carved from a single piece of wood with the normal characteristics of the Lobi tribe, this seat was used by men only.
Early 20th Century Ivorian Senufo Elevated Stool
Early 20th Century Ivorian Tribal Art
Wood
Hand-carved from a single, solid block of wood, each Senufo stool communicates a unique personality as a sculptural seat or table. The irregular carved strokes, slightly lifted seat ...
Ashanti Asante African Tribal Stool
Mid-20th Century Kenyan Mid-Century Modern Tribal Art
Wood
A good example of an early to mid-20th century Ashanti or Asante Tribal stool used by the Akua Ba tribe, with intricate carving. Some damage which is apparent in the photos. Has been...
Moroccan Vintage Round Leather Pouf Brown and W...
Moroccan Artist
20th Century Moroccan Folk Art Tribal Art
Leather
Vintage Moroccan white and brown colors round pouf hand tooled and embroidered in Marrakesh. Beautiful geometrical designs are hand-stitched on this Moroccan stool by expert Artisan...
Nigerian Ashanti Drum Stool
Early 20th Century Nigerian Tribal Art
Wood
In traditional Ashanti culture, stools indicated power, status, and lines of succession. The flat base, curved seat, and ridged supports of this piece reference the Ashanti King Stoo...
Tanzanian Figurative Chieftain's Stool
Early 20th Century Tanzanian Tribal Art
Wood
High-backed stools were reserved for tribal chieftains. This particular example features a backrest carved in the likeness of its owner, further attaching his status to his unique se...
African Tribal Wooden Stool from Ghana
Artisan
20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Stools
Wood, Hardwood
African Tribal handcrafted stool with Tribal geometric designs. Hand-carved African wood with a curved seat raised on a carved wooden support with a slim plinth base. Africa, Gha...
African Tribal Baluba Chief's Chair from Katanga
Artisan
20th Century Congolese Tribal Tribal Art
Mahogany
Handcrafted by reknowed African sculptor Barnabé Berquin in Katanga Elisabethville. Very sculptural mahogany root lounge African chair. One of a kind African Tribal Baluba Chief’s r...
20th Century Carved African Chair
20th Century Tanzanian Tribal Art
Wood
20th century carved African chair. Please note:Chair seat has a crack and repair which does not compromise the integrity of the piece nor affect the stability.
Mid-20th Century African Tribal Stool
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Mid-Century Modern Tribal Art
Wood
A very interesting African tribal stool. Possibly from the Ashanti tribe featuring an animal as its base carved in a geometric Art Deco style. Some wear and tear, which should be vis...
African Ceremonial Tribal Chair
Antique Mid-19th Century Tribal Art
Dark wood ceremonial tribal chair Solid wood.
20th Century Hand Woven Leather Stool from Swat...
20th Century Malian Stools
Leather, Wood
20th Century Hand Woven Leather Stool from Swat Valley in Pakistan
Dan Chair with Double Hourglass Legs
Early 20th Century Liberian Tribal Chairs
Wood
The slight retractions to the seat and double hourglass legs mark this as a traditional chair made by the Dan people of Liberia. The moon-sliver backrest and low seat helped women to...
Carved African Stool, Sudan
Antique 19th Century Sudanese Tribal Art
Brass
A sense of mass and monumentality inheres in this four-legged stool despite its relatively small size. Simplicity and grandeur are simultaneously expressed in this utilitarian form, ...
Moroccan Vintage Round Leather Pouf Red and Black
Moroccan Artist
20th Century Moroccan Folk Art Tribal Art
Leather
Moroccan red and black colors round leather pouf hand tooled and embroidered in Marrakesh, Morocco. Size is 20 in. diameter x 12 in. height.
African Hand Tooled Brown Leather Pouf
Artisan
Mid-20th Century African Tribal Ottomans and Poufs
Leather
Vintage hand tooled African brown leather pouf. Nice dark patinated leather with flat top embossed with tribal design and two-tone brown colors. Size: 16 in. D x 15 in H.
Pair of African Beaded Chairs
21st Century and Contemporary Nigerian Tribal Lounge Chairs
Canvas, Wood, Beads
We love the mod Op Art vibe of these African chairs, meticulously assembled by hand in Nigeria using tiny glass beads over a canvas and wood frame. We've custom-colored them in opaqu...
Bamileke Hand Carved Wood Tribal Chair - One Left!
Late 20th Century Cameroonian Tribal Armchairs
Wood
A rarely seen Bamileke wooden armchair from Cameroon, hand-carved in traditional openwork pattern. A great tribal accent in a sophisticated, eclectic interior.
Rare Pair of African Gold Beaded Chairs
21st Century and Contemporary Nigerian Tribal Lounge Chairs
Wood, Beads, Cotton Canvas
Rare pair of African chairs, meticulously assembled by hand in Nigeria using shiny, golden glass beads over a canvas and wood frame. Each chair is one-of-a-kind and exceptionally un-...
Syrian Mother-of-pearl Inlaid Folding Chair
Early 20th Century Syrian Moorish Tribal Art
Syrian wood folding chair with intricate foliate inlays in silvered metal and mother-of-pearl. Excellent condition.
Bronze Tikar Lost Wax Stool from Cameroon
20th Century Cameroonian Tribal Stools
Very lovely bronze stool with nice patina. The seat is decorated with a spider.
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