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Stool

Object Number:77-1-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ashanti
Provenience: Ghana
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Human Figure
Height: 33 cm
Length: 51 cm
Width: 25 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1977
Other Number:81-11-58 - Other Number

Description

King's stool with a supine figure supporting the seat on his hands and knees. The figure is atop the traditional perforated column and 4 square posts. There are 6 semi-circular perforations in the seat, and the figure is deeply cracked along one side. The base is also splitting

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1982 - 1986) View Objects in Exhibition

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