Rare Antique Carved Boer War Mafeking Robert Baden-Powell Stool
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A Rare And Unusual Antique Boer War Stool. Carved Into It Is An Image Of Robert Baden-Powell And The Wording “B.P. Mafeking May 17th 1900”. A Fabulous Carving With Wonderful Detail. Very Heavy.
The siege of Mafeking was a 217-day siege battle for the town of Mafeking in South Africa during the Second Boer War from October 1899 to May 1900. The siege received considerable attention as Lord Edward Cecil, the son of the British prime minister, was in the besieged town, as also was Lady Sarah Wilson, a daughter of the Duke of Marlborough and aunt of Winston Churchill. The siege turned the British commander, Colonel Robert Baden-Powell, into a national hero.
Condition is good. There is a split through the carving and it has some old treated & repaired woodworm, mainly to the underneath.
Measures 34cm x 36cm x 26cm
Weighs 4.45 kg