Madagascar set of above average quality.
King Andrianampoinimerinatompokoindrindra (1777-1810) founded, after domestic battle, the Merina (or Hava-) kingdom. Legend is that the kingdom was founded at the place where a spontaneous source arose when the King put down his staff on the ground. The simple staff became the King skepter.
- Madagascar, Ambositra, by Zafimaniry group
- Eucalyptus K 13.4; p 11.1
- Rosewood table/board 55.3×55.3×41.0
- This light-brown rosewood is found in Madagascar only