Bamileke bed

Bed. Wood. Bamileke people. Cameroon.First half 20th. century. Cm. 165 x 48 x 27h. (5'5" x 1'7" x 11" h.).
This vintage, beautifully carved daybed comes from the Cameroon where many talented carvers are found. They are made and used by the Bamileke people who are famed for their intricately carved furniture, carved out of one piece of wood. The designs used in the repeat pattern carving on the base and sides of the beds are quite varied but typical motifs are human or animal heads. This piece will make a stunning statement when used as a coffee table or bench in any living room or office space. SOLD

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