Project Description

African Decor│Wood Carved Bamileke

African decor called a Bamileke side tables or often referred to as stools.  They are all hand carved wood and ‘made for a King,’ to sit on during ceremonial rituals in Cameroon while 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  – The raw (unfinished) 1st image is a rare 1Meter in diam size x 45 cm high.   Whereas the 2nd image featured here is approx. 3ocm diam x 55cm high – The spray-painted white bamileke is 60cm diam x 45cm high

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