The customs of the Lobi people inspire Abubakari Alhassan to replicate this traditional stool, usually reserved for visiting friends. Their tribal name, Lobi, means "children of the forest," and they originate fro Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire and northern Ghana. They believe it is a sign of respect to offer this stool to guests, as a sign of welcoming hospitality and respect. It is also used in the kitchen when cooking.
Maximum weight capacity, 2.20 lbs (1kg.).