Superb Senufo milk stool from I.Coast with heavy, tapered legs and an abstract form.
with a carving serpent on the seat
The serpent is a popular motif and it is appreciated for its protective powers
and is considered a powerful amongst the Senufo
14.5" w by 9" d by 7" h
Historically, serpents and snakes represent fertility or a creative life force. As snakes shed their skin through sloughing, they are symbols of rebirth, transformation, immortality, and healing. The ouroboros is a symbol of eternity and continual renewal of life.