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Yekuana Jaguar Effigy Stool

Yekuana Jaguar Effigy Stool Yekuana Jaguar Effigy Stool Yekuana Jaguar Effigy Stool Yekuana Jaguar Effigy Stool Yekuana Jaguar Effigy Stool Yekuana Jaguar Effigy Stool

This Jaguar stool measures 31" in length x 11" across x just over 11 3/4" tall, and is carved from a heavy dense hardwood. Men are supposed to acquire the strength and ferocity of the Jaguar when seated on these stools. Remnants of the zig zag and stripe designs can be seen on the head, tail, legs, and sides of the Jaguar. Great red color with some encrusted patination on the slightly concave rectangular seat.

A very similar example can be seen in the 1995 book Arts of the Amazon edited by Barbara Braun, on page 54.

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