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Unique Wood Throne Ottoman, "Wisdom Knot II"

The Akans call it Nyansapow, "Wisdom Knot." In Ghana, tradition says... more

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The Akans call it Nyansapow, "Wisdom Knot." In Ghana, tradition says that if you will undo a knot a wise man made, be sure you are at least as wise or wiser. Skillfully carved from cedar by Nana Frimpong, this stately stool portrays oneness among the chief, his elders and his people.

Frimpong is chief carver for Otumfour, the King of the Ashanti. He has a deep interest in the culture of his native Africa. Each of his sculptures is one of a kind, painstakingly crafted by hand, thus each stool will not necessarily have the same designs on the seat, however the design of the base will always be the same.

This durable, authentic example of African tradition will make an elegant addition to any home décor.

  • 6.37 kgs
  • 14.0 lbs
  • 44 cm H x 57 cm W x 31 cm D
  • 17.25" H x 22.5" W x 12.25" D

  • Cedar
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

Chief Carver Nana Frimpong has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1000 and the most recent for $1000. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood and polish for production.

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30 Testimonials for Chief Carver Nana Frimpong

The details on the stool is phenomenal. Also the size was specific to the description given. I am very very impressed with the work done by Chief Carver Nana Frimpong. This takes me back to my original roots and i am very proud and happy with my purchase. Nana me da woase...
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Jalpa

California/USA

This piece is so stunning. Being from Africa I really love and admire the beautiful wood work from these talented artisans. The first one I received arrived broken but Novica immediately put in a replacement order as soon I informed them. Second one arrived perfectly. Thank you for such a beautiful item and for the wonderful customer service.

Terese

 
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