Bench

Collection Type

  • Furniture

GUSN

GUSN-222256

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

Descriptive Terms

Bench (East African style)
wood (plant material)
Bench

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16 10/16 x 22 4/16 x 9 14/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2612