Stool/BackrestArtist(s)KubaArtist NationalityKuba (Democratic Republic of Congo style)Object Creation Datecirca 1950Medium & Supportcarved woodDimensions
6 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in x 17 1/2 in (16.5 cm x 19 cm x 44.5 cm)Credit LineMuseum PurchaseLabel copy
Used by notables and chiefs, this stool may be balanced upright on a central support or tipped to one end to serve as a diagonal backrest. The decorative backrest denotes a prestigious owner.Primary Object Classification Sculpture Primary Object TypecarvingCollection AreaAfricanRights
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