African Wood Sculpture(656 items)
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Elegant and touching
The giraffes are sweet while looking dignified. The stain is a rich brown, the carving is well done, and its solid without being heavy. A romantic gift for some one who likes giraffes.
Perfect anniversary gift
Bought this for my husband for our anniversary. it has pride of place in his study. Absolutely beautiful.
These look great anywhere! They are a conversation piece as everyone wants to know where I acquired them and then I share the symbolism of the birds reaching back. They could go anywhere in my house because they look formal enough for a nice dining room.
Raymond Yaw Afari Wood sculptures
“I became interested in the arts while in school. I was taught by my own brother at the Aburi craft village. I... read more
Popular African Wood Sculpture
Two Wood and Recycled Glass Adinkra Sankofa Bird Sculptures, "Colorful Sankofa"$119.95
Inspired by the Adinkra symbol which means "return and get it," this pair of sculptures is hand-carved of Ghanaian sese wood, depicting two birds that stretch their necks to reach over their backs. One bird has an egg in its mouth and the other has a closed beak. Abdul Aziz Mohamadu designs this pair of sculptures, elaborating each bird with multicolored paints and vibrant, recycled glass beads.
Hand Carved Wood Sculpture of Family from Ghana, "Mother's Children"$94.99
Hoping to become one of the greatest artists in Africa, Ghana's Raymond Yaw Afari uses his work to help continue his education. Carving this sculpture by hand from local sese wood, he names it in Akan, meaning "mother." A strong, motherly figure holds hands with three children in this piece, reflecting the beauty in family.