Published at Thursday, August 08th 2019, 10:04:35 AM. Wood. By Brigitta Connolly.
The 'Bamileke Side Table' merges modern styling with the foreign flavours of Africa. The bamileke tables are the eventual way statement in any modern or 'tribal'influenced area, they could be utilized as a side table, coffee table or even a stool.
Each piece is amazingly created by hand carving a single tree trunk, creating this a truly special item. The workmanship and time taken could be hard to comprehend, the craftsman hollow out the centre of the tree, leaving a thin exterior that they carve with an intricate pattern.
These tables are natural and hand crafted. As wood contracts and enlarges with moisture in the air, cracking could happen in the wood. Fine cracks in the paintwork could be painted over and charged if necessary.
With so many sizes and the three colours obtainable the stock of bamileke tables is constantly coming and going. Shipments could be up to 0‐8 weeks away at any point of time. We attempt to hold stock so please check the availability with us if you need delivery within a specific timeframe. Please contact us for more info.
Bamileke Tables are really a very unique product with sequences taking up to a year to fix by our suppliers from their original counterparts in Cameroon, especially for the larger ones.
Matched with high demand these attractive timeless treasures could be difficult to supply and we suggest putting your name on a waiting list if you have your heart set on one and you couldn' t discover them at a retail outlet.
Beautifully crafted Africould stools‐ the perfect size for a lovely side table, and the large ones for a coffee table. Available in natural timber finish, black and white. Prices vary per piece.
The Bamileke king of Cameroon sits on this stool during public pomps. This is the only time the stool is utilized and only by the king. The rosette design constitutes the 'earth spider', 'heteroscodra crassipes'.
The 'earth spider' plays a key role in solving problems that the 'Bamileke village' may 'faced with'. This techniques is named the 'spider prophecy'.
These 'handcrafted stools' are carved from one piece of Teum wood.