stool (furniture)

A carved wooden Cook Island chief's stool (no'oanga), with rectangular seat upcurved at the sides, on four flat, tear-drop shaped feet. The grain of the wood in the centre of the stool is darker than that on the edge.

Stools of this kind have long been known in Oceania and were traditionally reserved for those of high status.

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