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Stool (Dwa)

Arts of Africa

  • 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
    CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
    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.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    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 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1695_front_PS5.jpg)
    IMAGE front, CUR.22.1695_front_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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