This stool has been vetted as being authentic.
There is a name and date ( 13.12.47) carefully etched into the base (see details below).
The stool was on exhibit at the African Presidential Center at Boston University from 2002-2015 and is featured and pictured in their publication African Art Collection. A copy is included with the stool if desired.
This design, known as a Mma Dwa, designates this as a woman's stool.
PLEASE NOTE: This stool has old minor cracks on the front and back. One corner of the top is broken off.