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FINE MEDIUM HIGH BACKED CHAIR

Jimma. Ethiopia. £1400

A Fine Medium/Large High Backed Chair, 19th Century. Jimma, Oromo Region Southern Ethiopia

A lovely early high backed chair with a deep and lusty patina. Typically carved from one piece of wood with a simply constructed back support with two cut-out spaces, lower and upper on the back support. Three curved legs support the circular seat of a large proportion. High-backed chairs such as this were an important symbol of status amongst many culture in the southern and western regions of Ethiopia through-out the 19th and early 20th Century.

Ex Private Family Collection Addis Ababa.

Estimated Period: 19th Century

Height: 76 cm

Seat Diameter: 46 cm

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