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Senufo Stool or bench from Cote d’Ivoire

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SKU

4AJL

Eight week lead time. Please inquire.

Retail price

$1190

DIMENSIONS

25 x 18 x 18″ high. 

DESCRIPTION

Antique West African stools, hand carved from a single block of wood. Traditional Senufo style from Cote d’Ivoire. Sold together or separately. $1190 each.

This stool or bench was sourced in the spirit of wabi-sabi, a Japanese philosophy that beauty can be found in imperfection and impermanenceIt’s a beauty of things modest and humble. It’s a beauty of things unconventional. It is the opposite of vulgarity. The costs of achieving this kind of minimalism are seemingly inconsistent with its mission of aesthetic humility. This kind of luxury is for a select few: The Emperor of Japan had a wabi garden. Wabi is for people who already have a lot.