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ID number:  BIRRC-D0098
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Title / Object name:  Ashanti stool
Object type:  Furniture
Place made:  Ghana
Culture:  Kibi
Materials:  Wood
Measurements:  27 x 22 x 45cm
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With four legs and central support standing on a rectangular base and supporting a curved seat. Pierced carving on legs and central column. Presented to William Cadbury by Sir Ofori Atta (Nana Ofori Atta, Okyenhene (Paramount Chief) of Akyen Abuakura and a brother of Dr. J.B. Danquah in 1931. W.Fagg noted that this is a genuine article as it has a consecration cut on the base.

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