About this object

This elaborately carved seat in the form of an antelope, with details picked out in black pigment, was probably made to appeal to European collectors, because it has been polished up to give it a fine finish.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Household Objects
  • Culture
    Lobi
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Western Africa: Ghana
  • Date made
    1966 before
  • Materials
    Wood
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased From Gallery 43, 1966
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Africa: Western Africa: Mali
  • Date collected
    1966 before
  • Measurements
    280 mm x 126 mm x 588 mm
  • Note
    STOCKBOOK: Carved Stool (Lobi). Purchased from Gallery 43, 43 George Street, London, W.1. in 1966 by Richard Hutchings, Keeper of Ethnography, with War Damage Fund.
Object view = Humanities
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