This is a unique small chair in its shape combined with the unusual design of the back support. Carved from one piece of a medium-hard wood, the chair has developed a smooth rich patina from handling and use. The back support has an unusual angled rib-like form with four attractive triangular cut-out features. The formation of the back support and the positioning of the seat make this chair surprisingly comfortable to sit on.
Estimated Period: Late 19th Century
Ex Private Family Collection, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Seat Diameter: 38cm
Seat Height: 32cm
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