Handcrafted Elephant Head Stool (Ghana)

by African Heritage Collection
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ITEM#: 11271999

Product Features:
  • Enjoy an unexpected treat, a meticulously hand-crafted Elephant head stool
  • Exotic furniture crafted by Kwesi Asante of Kumasi, Ghana
  • Sturdy, well constructed seat doubles as a foot stool
  • Elephants symbolize strength and intelligence
  • Stools are a staple in Ghanaian homes
  • Carved of sese wood, it is known for its durability
  • Measures 18 inches long x 9 inches wide x 11.5 inches high
Story Behind the Art

Kwesi Asante comes from a lineage of master craftsmen in Ashanti Region. His large craft shop employs scores of carvers who depend on the income to support their families. He also contracts villages to make many of his products, thereby boosting the local economy. He is a community activist and keen on education, helping to improve the quality of life in the neighborhood.

What is Worldstock?

The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.


Ships Carbon Neutral*


Material Wood
Chair Type Stools
Print Solid
Assembly Assembled
Country of Origin Ghana
Furniture Frame Material Wood
Product Features Handmade
Worldstock Worldstock
Dimensions 18 in. L x 9 in. W x 11.5 in. H
Model Number STL-ELES
Country of Origin Ghana

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  • Most Recent

  • Vinod
    Verified Purchase

    Nice, light weight stool. Easy for kids to sit and write

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    Hariharan A. May 22, 2016
  • great decorative item
    Verified Purchase

    I use it as the stand for my small flower put by the hall way. Make sure you check the dimension because it is smaller than it appears in the picture as usual

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    Tuan N. Sep 25, 2015
  • perfect
    Verified Purchase

    I use this for a small stool in my bathroom. It is light weight and perfect. I love all the carvings.

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    Rachel K. Aug 27, 2015
  • grannyevelynk
    Verified Purchase

    love love love this stool! Adds comfort and style to my room. Wish I had a place for another one.

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    grannyevelynk Aug 13, 2015
  • Beautiful Hand Carved Stool
    Verified Purchase

    This piece is exactly as described and pictured. It is a beautiful piece of furniture, hand carved, and nicely detailed for a very reasonable price with great conditions for the workers (according to the description).

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    Hillary B. Aug 9, 2015
  • Most Helpful

  • elephant stool returned, without question
    Verified Purchase

    When i got the stool it was much smaller than I thought it would be. More of a footstool. The craftanship was poor and it was not finished the way a piece of furniture should be, such as rough edges and messy paint job. And, it was just plain Ugly to me. Overstock let me return it without and hassle or questions about it.

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    dixiemason5 Dec 15, 2013
  • Absolutely adorable!!
    Verified Purchase

    I love this stool, very sturdy even my husband can sit on it. I'm an elephant fan and I love the carved legs on it!!

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    bbbrn May 14, 2013
  • Elephant Head Stool is Very Good
    Verified Purchase

    The Handcrafted Elephant Head Stool is well designed. The dimensions in particular are very good for our use - a stool to use for tying or untying shoes in our entryway.

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    johnbayarea May 1, 2013
  • elephant stools
    Verified Purchase

    My kids love these stools. We use them beside the coffee table for the kids to sit on while drawing on the coffee table or having a snack. They have held up great and are a fun converstation peice. Love them and have had them for over a year.

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    kdfreeman1 Dec 23, 2012
  • 150.00
    Verified Purchase

    I bought this piece for my daughter for christmas because she loves elephants. This piece is beautiful and I know that she will appreciate the work that has gone into it.

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    stephanier11 Sep 30, 2008

Questions & Answers

  • Q:

    "Why did you choose this product?"

    • A:

      my wife is a collector of elephant things

    • A:

      It is a beautiful, hand-carved wooden stool that fits under my window nicely. I love to support Worldstock and the artisans that produce such handsome, quality pieces of furniture.

    • A:

      Authentically handcrafted - Exotic appeal for "Old World" Decor

    • A:

      Love elephant products. I have been collecting elephants for years!

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  • Q:

    "what is the max weight that this stool can hold. e.g. Can a person who weighs 200 lbs sit on it?"

    • A:

      Hello NYSHAKER, unfortunately we have not weight tested this item. Please let us know if you have additional questions. Thanks for shopping with us.

  • Q:

    "where was this stool made?"

    • A:

      Thank you for your question, sanh36117. This stool was made in Kumasi, Ghana, which is in Africa. I hope this helps, and thanks for shopping with us.

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