An Yaka Wooden Stool in the form of a dog, Zaire

An Yaka Wooden Stool in the form of a dog, Zaire

1900 to 2000 Zaire

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An Unusual Yaka Wooden Stool in the form of a dog.
Zaire, Central Africa
Early 20th Century

Size : 59 cm long , 19.5 cm wide , 14.5 cm high
The Yaka associate dogs with the hunt which is an exclusively male occupation and a source of male prestige, they are not considered by them as domestic pets.
This stool would have been made for a particular hunter and used solely by him. It has a fine old dry patina and seems to perfectly evoke the spirit of the hound.
Dimensions
Height 14.50 cm (5.71 inches)
Width 19.50 cm (7.68 inches)
Depth 59.00 cm (23.23 inches)
Medium
wood
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