The Bamiléké stool in light wood and black spider motif is a magnificent example of the craftsmanship of the Bamiléké peoples of Cameroon. These Bamiléké coffee tables are not mere pieces of furniture; they are imbued with profound cultural and spiritual meanings. Traditionally, they are used by chiefs and dignitaries, symbolizing their status and their link with ancestors and spirits. The spider motif, often associated with wisdom and protection in Bamiléké mythology, is finely carved into the wood, highlighting the skill and precision of the craftsmen.
Design and Sustainability
The stool's design combines traditional aesthetics with durability. The light-colored wood used in its manufacture is chosen for its sturdiness and beautiful hue, which improves with age. The circular base and top plate are supported by a central cylinder adorned with openwork spider motifs, a design that not only allows good air circulation but also lends visual lightness to the object.
Contemporary use and versatility
Although rooted in tradition, the Bamiléké stool has a place in contemporary interiors thanks to its timeless design. It can be used as an occasional seat, a coffee table or even as a decorative element. Its sleek silhouette and intricate pattern draw the eye and invite contemplation, while blending harmoniously with a variety of decorating styles.
Made 100% by hand, each piece is unique and may vary slightly from the model shown in the photo. Dimensions may vary by +/-5cm. Delivery between 3 and 4 weeks.
Climate and wood interact, resulting in variations in shape and color. No warranty covers these natural alterations or wear and tear. Careful maintenance will prolong the beauty and life of our creations.
Material: baobab (wood)
Color: natural (light brown)
Size (cm): 3 sizes available with variation of ± 5 cm