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Description

Ashanti throne ottoman from West Africa. The seat curves upward on both sides. In the seat, on each side, are cut outs of shapes: arces and squares. The legs supporting it have triangles down their outer edges. The center column is hollow with cut out squares. The base is flat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Bench
Bench (East African style)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
16 10/16 x 22 4/16 x 9 14/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2612
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222256

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