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. The chair is hand-carved from indigenous wood and demonstrates high wood work skill.
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. Style as a decorative occasional chair anywhere in the home.