Similar 3 legged stools like this are also used by the Numa, Gurunsi, Mossi & Bwa peoples of Burkina Faso.
Carved from a single piece of wood, all
of the the 3 legged reclining chairs are
used exclusively by men. Chairs vary in
size and style throughout this region.
The back of the chair may be decorated
with simple or elaborate geometric
patterns. Menís chairs are intended for
lounging in the evening when the sun
is low in the sky and the air is cool.
Priced as is due to its wear and tear, it measures 20" in length, x 7 3/8" in width, and the seat height varies between 5 1/4 - 5 1/2"