XL Vintage Lobi Stool. Burkina Faso. Hand Carved Wood. 20” x 14” x 11” tall.

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Vintage Lobi Stool
Extra Large
Burkina Faso.
West Africa.
Circa 1970.

20" wide X 14” deep x 11” tall
Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age.
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Collected by naturalist and philanthropist, Eli Weiss in the 1980’s.

An exceptional four legged Lobi stool from Burkina Faso.
Very Large for its type.
Hand carved from a single block of wood into a striking animated form. Smooth to the touch and sturdy.

Excellent for sitting low.
Perfect for meditation.
Can be used as a step stool for a child, a foot rest at a chair, a stand for a special plant or simply admired as a beautiful example of functional art.

Each family head possessed a hand carved stool and carried it with them when they traveled. These stools are symbols of status.

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