A fine medium to large Ethiopian high backed chair with a wonderful deep rich patina. Typically carved from one piece from a hard wood the chair has three angulated supporting legs decorated with a series of simple lineal decorations. These decorations continue onto the seat and the back of the backrest as show in the photos.
The backrest is slightly curved in form and features a wonderful rich and shiny patina. Traditional decorations are shown around the edge of the seat and the top of the back support.
Estimated Period: 19th Century
Ex Private Family Collection Addis Ababa
Height: 81 cm
Diameter: 42 cm
Seat Height: 37 cm
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