Bamum Royal Throne
This throne was used for the enthronement of the great notables in the court of the kingdom by the Bamum Sultan.
Origin: Bamum Kingdom, Cameroon
Approx Age: 1980
Materials: Wood, glass beads
Dimensions cm: 73 tall x 66 wide
Ref. Number: 1767
A large, very beautiful and important Bamum beaded throne, this royal seat was owned by Sultan Seidou Njimoluh Njoya (18th dynasty) the father of the Sultan Ibrahim Mbombo Njoya the current Sultan until 27th September 2021 when he sadly passed away.
Provenance: Owned by Sultan Seidou Njimoluh Njoya, 18th ruler of the Bamum people.
This beautiful and large throne is only about 40 years old but has seen royal tribal use, carved for the late Seidou Njimoluh Njoya. The figure within the stool was said to be carved to depict anticipation for inducting new chiefs and great notables in the kingdom.
Seidou Njimoluh Njoya
|18th Mfon of the Bamun|
|Preceded by||Ibrahim Njoya|
|Succeeded by||Ibrahim Mbombo Njoya|
|Died||28 July, 1992|
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