High-backed chairs of any form are rare in Kenya. This small elder’s chair, consisting of and a dome-shaped backrest, is supported by four legs.
The back of the chair features a lizard design of embedded beads, and the seat is similarly adorned with circular-shaped decorations. Over time, the surface of the chair has developed a amazing worn, crackled surface.
Ex Private Collection, Sweden
Estimated Period: 19th Century
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