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Djimini Wooden Stool Seat With Handle Do Society Ivory Coast African Art

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Brand Unbranded
Type of Object Stool
Country of Origin Ivory Coast
People Djimini see also Ligbe (or Jimini)
Materials Wood, pigment
Approximate Age 20th century
Height (in) 11
Width (in) 19
Depth (in) 11
Overall Condition Good. Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners.   Small splits, scrapes and cracks are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use.  We examine each piece carefully when we receive it and report any damage we find in our listings.  Please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage.
Damage/Repair Splits and cracks

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he Djimini Senufo of Cote d’Ivoire, numbering 175,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Cote d’Ivoire. Their primary language is Djimini Senoufo. The primary religion practiced by the Djimini Senufo is Folk Islam, a syncretistic belief system that blends traditional elements of Islam with superstitious practices such as warding off spirits with incantations and magic amulets, and reciting verses of the Qur'an to bring about miraculous healings.