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Ghanaian Ashanti 'Wisdom Knot' Stool Africa



African Tribal handcrafted Ghanaian Ashanti 'Wisdom Knot' Stool Africa. A carved wooden African stool having a curved seat raised on two carved intertwined wooden supports with a slim plinth base. Ghanaian lore explains that the central symbol carved into this cedar stool is a wisdom knot. Only the wise can untie it, so the Ashanti stool is reserved for authority figures such as a chief. This particular wooden stools are traditionally hand-made from one piece of wood From the Ashanti Tribe of Ghana. Beautifully carved with a stepped base. Africa, Ghana, circa 1960.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 15 in. (38.1 cm)Width: 20 in. (50.8 cm)Depth: 12 in. (30.48 cm)Seat Height: 15 in. (38.1 cm)
  • Style
    Folk Art (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use. stool has been cleaned and refinished.
  • Seller Location
    North Hollywood, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: AFS9211stDibs: LU906825447182

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    to United States 0, arrives in 5-10 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: North Hollywood, CA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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