MAKONDE STOOL 1, Tanzania

 

Photographs © Tim Hamill

MAKONDE, STOOL NO. 1, 14", $200, Tanzania, SOLD

Stools are a minor art form for the Makonde, who are better known for their helmet masks, body masks and modern, expressionistic carvings. This small stool shows the realism for which the Makonde are famous, as well as the traditional facial scarification.

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