stool with seated figure; top of stool is round and slightly concave, with a pattern of oval carvings around the edge; seat of stool rests on the head of the figure, with the thin arms supporting the seat as well; head is round, with wide closed oval eyes, small nose and thin, smiling mouth; two ears lie against either side of head, with ornate hair that curves outward away from the head and forms a handle that is attached to the back of the figure; neck is covered with a bright blue multistrand beaded necklaces; breasts are pointed and protrude out; torso is covered with intricate carvings; figure rests on its knees; striped loincloth covers bottom of figure; legs rest on round, flat base of stool; all one dark shade of wood--dark brown; six fingers on each hand

Stool, c. 1900

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Gift of Raymond A. and Ruth A. Reisterexpand_more  2015.62.28

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Stool
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Artist
Accession Number
2015.62.28
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stool with seated figure; top of stool is round and slightly concave, with a pattern of oval carvings around the edge; seat of stool rests on the head of the figure, with the thin arms supporting the seat as well; head is round, with wide closed oval eyes, small nose and thin, smiling mouth; two ears lie against either side of head, with ornate hair that curves outward away from the head and forms a handle that is attached to the back of the figure; neck is covered with a bright blue multistrand beaded necklaces; breasts are pointed and protrude out; torso is covered with intricate carvings; figure rests on its knees; striped loincloth covers bottom of figure; legs rest on round, flat base of stool; all one dark shade of wood--dark brown; six fingers on each hand