Khayni

Ethiopian Chair | No. 1 | Ethiopia

£1,450
DESCRIPTION
These unusual chairs come from the Guarage tribe of South West Ethiopia and are hand carved from Wanza wood. The distinctive design of the tripod legs and bowl-shaped seats are typical to Guarage style.
 
The high backed seats reflect the social status of the owner; indicating a special place for a highly regarded individual during community meetings or ceremonies. 
 
This chair has a beautiful tone, showing evidence of usage and wear as it shows a warm glossy patina along with smoothing of wood on the back and the seat.
 
HOW TO STYLE
Style as an occasional chair.  
 
DIMENSIONS
Height 63cm
Seat Diameter 50cm

 

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