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Tuareg Wood Chair Stool Niger African Art

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Special Price $190.00 Regular Price $310.00
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Brand Unbranded
Title Tuareg Wood Chair Stool Niger African Art
Type of Object Chair
Country of Origin Mali
People Dogon
Materials Wood and metal (metal content unknown)
Approximate Age mid 20th century
Height (in) 18.25
Width (in) 13.5
Depth (in) 4.5
Dimensions Height: 18.25 Inches
Width: 13.5 Inches
Depth: 4.5 Inches
Overall Condition Fair. 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 Cracks, chips and loose seat.

Additional Information:

The Tuareg are a nomadic people of Niger and surrounding countries. They are tall, and a Tuareg woman can pack an entire household on a camel in two hours. Their skin is blue-black, from the indigo rubbed into cloths wrapped around their faces to keep out the desert sun and sand. The Tuareg are known for their leatherwork, their Jewelry, and their body adornment as well as their metalwork.

Recommended Reading:

For more information, see AFRICA ADORNED by Fisher and ETHNIC JEWELRY by Abrams.