A CHARMING SOUTH-AFRICAN BLACKENED CEDARWOOD AND 'RIEMPIE' CHILD'S CHAIR
South Africa, Sandveld (West Coast), 19th century
The plain chair with rawhide seating.
H. 86.5 x W. 40.5 x D. 33 cm
Seat height: 38 cm
This charming folk-art chair is from the remote Sandveld and Cederberg areas of West South Africa where only limited quantities of wood were available, such as cedar, smal-blaarhout, lemoenhout and protea.