These stools were the ancestral sitting objects for Kings and chiefs of the Ashanti Kingdom and all Akan tribes. This stool is hand-carved from a single block of wood, has a traditional crescent-shaped seat, flat base, and complex carved support structure. Traditionally, they are believed to carry the spirit of a community. The famous spiritual leader of Ashanti, chanted for such a golden stool to bond the Ashanti Kingdom in ancient time.
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