Nyamwezi Portable Chair

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The  Nyamwezi people, whose name means ‘Men of the West’ or ‘Men of the Moon’, are the largest ethnic group in central Tanzania. This chair with the head and tail of a mythical animal is portable and was used both as  a chair and as a head rest.


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Exhibited at “Celebrating African-American Heritage” AlfaArt Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ February 2014

Provenance: Raskin Collection


Used as a prop in the 2023 film Mean Girl Musical starring Tina Fey

Product Details:

  • Size: 37" x 10" x 15"
  • Shipping: $90.00
  • Material: Wood
  • Quantity: 1 available in stock
  • SKU: #Y13N8O1512

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