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Authentic Old Ashanti Shrine stool for the Spirits

Lot 0040
This is an authentic old "Gods" stool or shrine stool from the Ashanti peoples, Ghana, Africa. A carved wooden traditional stool that at some point became the 'seat' of the shrine spirit known as an 'Obosom' where it received offerings of white clay or powder that gives it its white coloring. heavy sacrificial patina suggests many years as a shrine object. Measures 15 x 8 x 7 inches. Shipping weight of 9 lbs

Condition

fair, well used.

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Authentic Old Ashanti Shrine stool for the Spirits

Estimate $300 - $500May 12, 2018