This is a beautiful African Hand Carved Wood Large Washstand or Stool from the Senufo People of the Cote’ d’Ivoire. A wonderfully simple sculptural wood stool with a crescent curved seat are a symbol of nobility among the Senufo people. Senufo stools like this are carved from single blocks of wood with a thick, rounded edge seat on four round, short, tapering legs in the traditional manner. These are are wonderfully simple sculptural forms. The form of this stool is characteristic, and of a type that is made to the present day. What makes this stool exceptional is its extraordinary wear and evidence of very long use within the culture. These stools, like family heirlooms in western cultures, become more treasured in Africa as they age and acquire memories of the ancestors who have used them. These large stools could be used as washstands in a Senufo household. A wonderful addition to any collection of home. Shows age, some discoloration, but is in good condition. 8″ tall 14″ long 11 deep AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. WE CAN PROVIDE REFERENCES FOR ALL ARTIFACTS THAT WE SELL, AS WELL AS DOCUMENTATION TOWARD THEIR AUTHENTICITY. YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT THE WORLD OF BACARA. The item “African Senufo Stool Washstand Cote’ d’Ivoire Nobility Stool Senufo Stool” is in sale since Monday, September 11, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Ethnographic\African\Sculptures & Statues”. The seller is “bacara-online” and is located in Overland Park, Kansas. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia, South africa, New Zealand.
- Material: Wood
- Tribe: Senufo
- Color: Dark Wood Tone
- Original/Reproduction: Original