Maasai armchair carved in the Maasai style, in mongongo wood, one piece

This hand-carved, one-piece mongongo wood armchair tells a story of African tribal life, with the roles its members play and the bonds between them.

The backrest features expressive faces and relationships between people through elements expertly carved by our talented carver. The result is both a piece of African art and a page from African culture.

At home or in the office, the armchair is a source of pride and joy for anyone who loves authentic African art in a refined and functional European design.

Strong short reasons to have it:

  • Unique piece of furniture
  • Unique concept
  • Special design: mix of African art and British/European design
  • Superior quality
  • Fine details expressing elements of tribal life
  • Long-term investment

About the artwork:

  • Wood: mongongo
  • Artist: Betwam Dihera
  • Team involved: 7 members
  • Completion time: over 12 months
  • Carving style: Maasai
  • Upholstery: no
  • Normal backing
  • Height: 118 cm
  • Width: 86 cm
  • Weight: 116 kg

Good to know: By purchasing any Venda Art product, you are supporting us in our efforts to help as many vulnerable people in Africa as possible, both through healthcare, access to education and support in improving their quality of life. We, and those who will benefit from your help through us, thank you!