Tonga Vintage African Stool – Paulski Art
Tonga Vintage African Stool



"Please Note: Signs of aging are to be expected alongside minor chips and cracks. These imperfections are common with most antique African stools and only add character to the beauty of each item."


- Diameter: 12 Inches
- Height: 12 Inches

Origin: Zimbabwe
Craftsmanship: 100% Handmade
Material: Hardwood Stool
Period: Late-20th Century


Carved out of a solid piece of wood, Tonga stools originate from rural Zimbabwe and are hand crafted by the Batonga people/tribe found in the Binga district near Kariba and other parts of Matebeleland. Over decades Each style/design varies based on the artists taste and direction.

Many Tonga stools feature a base geometric shape with some having organic rounded/curved shapes. These are daily use stools and commonly used in rural kitchens, outdoor work and noticeably by many women artisans making Tonga or Binga baskets.


We require 3-4 business days to process and prepare each order. Shipping will be handled via UPS ground. We offer a 14 days return policy from confirmed delivery. Please contact us first so we are aware. All returns are covered by the customer and products must be received in their original/undamaged condition. Damaged returns will absolutely not get accepted.


Where is my order shipping from?

All orders directly placed on will be shipped from our warehouse in Salt Lake City, Utah via UPS or USPS carriers. 

When will my order be shipped?

We require 3-4 business days to process all incoming orders. Once shipped, orders will typically take 4-6 business days (UPS/USPS) to arrive within the U.S. Canada orders can take up to 2 weeks pending any customs delays. 

Can I expedite my order?

Unfortunately we do not offer expedited shipping given we always require 3-4 business days to properly package and box up each order.

Do you offer international shipping?

We only ship to Canada at the moment. If interested in one of our products and are outside the U.S and Canada, kindly contact us and we can accommodate your request. International orders will be shipped via DHL and all shipping costs are covered by the customer. 

What is your return policy?

We offer a 14-day return policy starting from the date of delivery. Please note that all return shipping costs are the responsibility of the customer. To qualify for a refund, returned goods must be in their original condition and free of damage. We appreciate your cooperation in adhering to these guidelines. Thank you 

How can I track my order?

Once your order has been shipped, an automated email containing a tracking number will be sent to the email used in your order. If you have not received this email, kindly check your spam folder as well or contact us directly.

What if I received a damaged or defective item?

All orders are carefully packaged and inspected prior to shipping. If you received a damaged item outside of the product description particularly for antique goods, then it would be our responsibility to accept the return and cover shipping costs. Please contact us via email with supporting images. 

How do I contact customer service?

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