African decor, these wood carved Bamileke stools are frequently used as side tables in Western Countries. Furthermore, they were hand-carved from a single piece of wood, for a Cameroonian King or Queen. The royals sits on these stool during ceremonial rituals honoring the earth spider. According to legend, the earth spider plays a vital part in solving problems. As the earth spider is an essential link between the present and ancestral underground world.
The “X” shape rosettes of a six or eight-star pattern carved into the Bamileke stools indicates a spiders' shape. It also suggests the common denominator shared by both spider and King of divine knowledge.
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Material: Mansonia Wood (Mansonia altissima.)
Available Sizes: 30 Diam 40 Diam 50 Diam, 55 Diam, 60 Diam and between 70 -80 Diam and height vary - approx 30cm diam stools seen here.
Available Colours: Natural, Stained Black or Dark Brown it can also be spray painted in any colour of your choosing.
The order code: BBC 100