Culture Furniture(57 items)
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The table is simply a beautiful object d art that is functional. I put a round glass top on it and it gets loads of compliments. It fits the decor of my sunroom perfectly.
By Usman Ghani
i bought two chairs, although the production was of different years, still the craftsmanship was skillful some color variation though. but, overall the product was neatly crafted, packed and delivered local customs are a big headache though, costing quite a lot
Table from Africa
I love this table, it was so easy to put together and it very nicely made and the red color is really bright and the black contrast is stunning. I am so glad I purchased it , thank you.
Chief Carver Nana Frimpong African masks and thrones
Nana Frimpong is the chief carver for the king of the Ashanti. Frimpong's artistry has been featured on BBC's The World, Business Week, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Washington Post.
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Popular Culture Furniture
Ashanti Throne Stool, "Decisions"$449.99
This magnificent sese wood throne stool by Nana Frimpong illustrates a West African saying. is a statement in the Akan language that means "the decision to go or not to go depends upon whether or not you are subordinate to anybody." Traditionally expressed in symbols, popular wisdom is communicated to the people. Frimpong carefully sculpts the piece by hand, polishing it to a rich finish with dark tan mansion polish.
Inca-Inspired Leather and Wood Accent Table from Peru, "Andean Navigator"
Crafted from mohena wood, this accent table from Peru is created by Julio Sanchez. He decorates the table's top with the image of an Inca navigator that commands a boat in the shape of an animal. The patterns are tooled by hand in leather, creating a magnificent texture that evokes colonial handicrafts.
Please note: The table is disassembled for shipping.
Brown and Cream Wood Folding Table with Adinkra Symbols, "Adinkra"$159.99
Ghanaian artisan Ali Mohammed presents an intriguing sese wood accent table with cultural significance. The tabletop bears a series of symbols, carved and painted in ivory over dark brown. symbols are visual symbols that were introduced by the Akan peoples; they usually represent proverbs or concepts. The table folds for easy storage when not in use. symbols on the tabletop are: , which translates to "that which does not burn"--a symbol of imperishability and endurance; , meaning "except for God"-- a symbol of God's supremacy; , "seed of the wawa tree" representing hardiness, toughness and perseverance; , "child of the heavens", a symbol of guardianship; , meaning "God is in the heavens", a symbol of hope; , meaning "return and get it", a symbol of the importance of learning from the past; , "the moon and the star", a symbol of love, faithfulness, and harmony; , "chain link", a symbol of unity and human relations; and , "the knife thrust through the cheeks of the man about to be executed to prevent his invoking a curse on the king"--a symbol of justice.
Artisan Crafted West African Adinkra Theme Throne Ottoman, "Our Values"$397.99
Elegantly carved from sese wood, the symbol lends its fluid grace to this throne ottoman. Kwasi Asante creates a delightful design filled with significance. A Ghanaian adinkra symbol, the Sankofa bird reaches into the past and returns with values and assets that can be used to build the future.