An Asante "Asipim" chair

An Asante "Asipim" chair

£1,650
Reference

3587

The wooden frame with all-over nail decoration with a brass sheet seat and back below and arched top flanked by turned brass finials. With unsual knot stretchers.

Asante people, Ghana. Circa 1940s

Asipim chairs were associated with people of high social standing and it was a mark of prestige to own many of them.

Dimensions:

Height 95 cm / 37 12"
Width 50 cm / 19 34"
Depth 60 cm / 23 34"

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