This is a fabulous Hand Carved and Hand Painted Wood Stool from the Nupe Tribe of Nigeria. These stools are carved out of a single piece of wood with intricate patterns and colors. The Nupe people live along the banks of the Niger river. Their art is non-figurative and mostly decorative. Circular stools supported by a varying numbers of feet like this one, are presented to brides by their grooms. Traditionally these beautiful stools are used as prestige objects on market days during important meetings. This unique and colorful Nupe stool would be a wonderful addition to your home or collection. The stool shows age, some discoloration, one leg was not painted, but in unique good solid condition. 13 1/2″ tall 17″ x 15 3/4 top This stool is heavy 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 Stool African Nupe Painted Wood Carved Nigeria Yellow Green Nupe Stool” is in sale since Thursday, May 04, 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 worldwide.
- Color: Multi-Color
- Tribe: Nupe
- Material: Wood
- Original/Reproduction: Original