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Stool (Dwa)

Arts of Africa

On View: Great Hall, 1st Floor
  • Place Made: Ghana
  • DATES 19th century
    DIMENSIONS 16 1/2 x 22 1/2 x 11 1/4 in. (41.9 x 57.2 x 28.6 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Great Hall, 1st Floor
    CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Asante. Stool (Dwa), 19th century. Wood, 16 1/2 x 22 1/2 x 11 1/4 in. (41.9 x 57.2 x 28.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1695. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE front, CUR.22.1695_front_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Curved seat supported by four rectangular uprights and a cylindrical form centered between them. Cylindrical form is hollow with pierced decoration in vertical panels alternating with low relief horizontal banding. Each of four uprights has two rows of triangular projections along outer edges. Condition: Good overall; abraded along top edges; large crack on back of center form.
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