Wood chair with leather seat, flared legs, two horizontal back splats, male face with headdress top center, 3D figures carved on chair rails: displayed male figure; displayed female figure; embracing couple; man with blacksmith bellows and forge.
Helena Rubinstein, -- to 1966, auction
Paul and Ruth Tishman, New York, 1966 to 1981
African Emblems of Status, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., October 29, 1982-April 3, 1983
The Stranger Among Us, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., March 24-September 7, 1982
Parke-Bernet. 1966. African and Oceanic Art: The Collection of Helena Rubinstein. Auction catalogue (April 21, 29). New York, 2469, no. 243.