Primitive Jimma Chair from Ethiopia
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Primitive Jimma Chair from Ethiopia


Handcarved from a single tree trunk, this chair is solid and sturdy. Characteristic of chairs from southwestern Ethiopia’s Jimma region, it has the three wide legs, circular cutouts and a tall, rounded backrest. The simplicity of the design lends it a straightforward, sculptural quality.

• 15″W x 13″D x 44″H; seat height 18″
• era: 20th Century

To purchase this piece, please call our New York City showroom at (212) 924-0199.


Additional Information

Weight 2 lbs