A medium to large high backed chair coming from the Jinka region of Southern Ethiopia. Carved from one block of a heavy dark wood dating to the second half of the 19th Century. The chair in good condition has a dark worn and shiny patina with four supporting legs which is more unusual with high backed chairs from this region.
Ex Private Family Collection Addis Ababa
Estimated Period: Late 19th Century
Height: 93 cm
Seat Diameter: 48 cm
Seat Height from ground: 42 cm