African Wood Sculpture(688 items)
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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.
Striking Piece of Artwork
The beadwork on this item is stunning. I only wish that the head and ears on mine were a little more cat-like. (I am a cat lover.)
Winfred Korley Hand-carved wood sculptures
"I developed the art of carving at a young age."
"I developed the art of carving at a young age. After school, I'd walk to a nearby workshop to observe carvers busy sculpting different objects from a log of wood. I was surprised to see such... 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.
Original Ebony Wood Sculpture of African Drummer, "Kpanlogo Drummer"
Artist Lawrence Kattah of Ghana hand-carves this image of a drummer from ebony wood. is a recreational dance and music form from Ghana. It was first played by the Ga ethnic group, most of whom live in and around the capital city, Accra; but it is now performed and enjoyed throughout the country. The artist details the drum beautifully and captures the fluid gestures of the drummer.