Wood Sculpture(2,600 items)
Welcome to NOVICA’s Wood Sculpture Collection. The Wood Sculpture was probably the first piece of decorative art created by humans. NOVICA’s wood sculptures follow this tradition with exquisite works by talented local artisans from countries as diverse as Brazil, India, Mexico, Thailand and Ghana.
Featured Reviews on Wood Sculpture
A wonderful gift
I purchased this piece as a birthday gift for a friend who said he always wanted to visit Ghana. Now he has piece of Ghana in his home. This item was definitely one of a kind. I cant wait to purchase another one.
Gift for my son and fiance
I m delighted with this lovely sculpture. I am so excited to be giving it to my son. The wood is beautiful , very smooth and a gorgeous color. The packaging was perfect, too.
I just love this sculpture and so very well handmade! I will cherish it for many years and someday hand it down as an heirloom. I bought it because I love everything that is about Hummingbirds as the represent strength and beauty! Thank you for the very fast shipping and great packaging!
Nengah Sudarsana Hand-carved wood art
"From an early age I loved natural things – plants, animals, birds or sea life… I particularly want to create wildlife and other animal themes in an exact, realistic and original way…."
Working with you has created a much better life for me and my family. Before, I could hardly afford to live in a single room home. Now I live in a house with three rooms, and have my own car. Most importantly, I now support many other artisans who work with me. My family... read more
Popular Wood Sculpture
Handcrafted Wood Alebrije Canine Sculpture from Mexico, "Awesome Canine"$249.99
Hand-carved of copal wood, this awesome canine will bring the beauty of Mexican folk art to your home. Eugenia and Roberto Sosa create this sculpture, painting the dog by hand with varied and vibrant designs, such as spirals and geometric motifs in the traditional style of
Alebrijes are a fairly recent Mexican art form, attributed to Pedro Linares. Unconscious due to illness in 1936, he was presumed near death and yet his dreams were extremely vivid. He tells of a place where all was peaceful and quiet until all of a sudden there appeared a lion with an eagle's head, a rooster with bull's horns and a donkey with butterfly wings. They kept screeching "alebrije, alebrije!" and Pedro began running away. He encountered a man who told him it was not yet his time to be there are and he should continue running towards the exit. In this dream Pedro climbed out of a window and regained consciousness.
Mexican Hand Painted Terracotta Hue Wooden Skull Figurine, "Death and Folklore"$54.99
Skulls are a recurrent theme in Mexican handicrafts, reflecting the convivial and familiar attitudes of the Mexican people towards death. Artisans in San Martín Tilcajete in the state of Oaxaca apply their vast wood carving knowledge to various subjects, including skulls. Jesus and Roxana Hernandez of San Martín present a hand-carved copal wood skull figurine in a rich terracotta hue. The green, blue, and yellow circles containing geometric patterns on the skull's top and sides are meticulously painted by hand. Green borders surround the black eye sockets and nasal cavities while a red line separates the top row of immaculately white teeth from the bottom row.
Bamboo Root and Wood Duck Beach Goer Sculptures (Pair), "Beachside Ducks"$57.99
Ready for the beach, two tucks stand side-by-side, wearing swimsuits and sandals. Balinese artisan Susi Susanti creates this nautical pair of sculptures which is hand-carved from natural bamboo root with acacia wood accents.
Sculpture can literally add a whole new dimension to your life. Three-dimensional sculpture has played an... read more
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