"Mozambique Chair"

Regular price $3,900.00

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Medium: One of a Kind Hand Carved Wood, Made out of one piece of wood
Length: 4.8 feet/57 inches, 145 centimeters
Width: 1.5 feet/18 inches, 46 centimeters
Region: Tanzania, East Africa
Tribe: Makonde Tribe
Approximate Age: 61 years (1960)
Availability: In Stock, Available to Ship Immediately
Item Number: F008
Collection: Furniture
Tear Sheet: Available Upon Request
Provenance Report: "Mozambique Chair"
Condition: Excellent; Not previously owned; Undamaged
Sourcing: Fair Trade
 Certificate of Authenticity Provided

"The Mozambique Chair" is a one of a kind, hand-carved chair made from one piece of wood. It beautifully and abstractly captures the female form, expressed by statuesque features on the face, and a long braid in the hair. It has three legs and is generally upright in style with geometric incised design and sometimes a head surmounting the backrest. This represents an ancestor who may be called upon for protection, prosperity, or good luck. This unique chair is made by the Makonde peoples, an ethnic group in southeast Tanzania and northern Mozambique. It is both functional and decorative. 


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