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Africa |  Ethiopian beaded Headrest | part of the Michel and Denise Meynet collection

In the year the Musée des Confluences in Lyon received an important donation of African objects on behalf of Michel and Denise Meynet,.

Africa | Royal stool from the Asante people of Ghana | Wood, silver repoussé | ca. 1860 | Among Ghana's Akan peoples, including the Asante, the stool symbolizes royal authority and is a personal object connected to the soul of its owner. This stool, believed to have belonged to the Asante king Kofi Kakari (1837­1884), was confiscated from his palace by British colonial authorities in 1873.

Sculpture - Asante peoples Royal Stool, ca. 1860 Asante peoples Wood and silver

Africa | 'Throne' from the Kaguru people of Tanzania | Wood; aged varied brown patina

A Fine and Rare Kaguru Throne, Tanzania - rectangular backrest decorated on the reverse with intricately carved geometric design in relief, surmounted by a human torso with spherical head and crested coiffure; metal pegs inserted into base h 116 cm

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African Art Yoruba Mask Africa Afrocentric by Boriquahafrikanah,

Northern Kenya/Ethiopia - Nice form with two  ’arm’ shaped supports.Flat surface with small aluminum restoration.Further aluminum decorations and rings attached  at the base. Early 20th cent

Northern Kenya/Ethiopia - Nice form with two ’arm’ shaped supports.Flat surface with small aluminum restoration.Further aluminum decorations and rings attached at the base.

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