African Wood Sculpture(66 items)
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Just beautiful, I love it and all the giraffe are cute. If I had the room I would buy them all. I have a large collection of them. Thank You
A beautiful set
I bought the twin dolls as a gift for my daughter who is trying to have a baby. She loves them and has already displayed them on her shelf. I?ll let you know if they worked!
By Leslie A
The Perfect Gift
I purchased Abstract Thinker for my brother for his birthday. My order shipped promptly, arrived safely and beautifully giftwrapped. My brother loves it! I will definitely purchase more pieces from this artist.
Bright Kofi Agbetey Hand-carved sculptures
"I earned very well at this market through the sale of my work, which afforded me the opportunity to further my education, and also assist my younger siblings through school."
"I started to learn the skill of carving at age 12 when I’d go to visit my father, Mr. Samuel Komla Agbetey at his workshop when I returned from school. I... read more
Popular African Wood Sculpture
African Hand Carved Wood Kneeling Giraffe Sculpture, "Kneeling Giraffe"$99.95
Artist Abdul Aziz Mohamadu carves this elegant giraffe statuette by hand from sese wood. Trained as a painter, Abdul now also runs his own carving studio and plans to one day open an art academy. The artisan's attention to detail is evident in the graceful curve of the giraffe's neck and its gentle gaze.
Hand Carved Wooden Sculpture of Hand Holding Egg, "Authority is Like an Egg"$79.99
Perched gently yet firmly within the fingers, this egg can by symbolic of many different things. The Ghanaian artist George Obeng carves this sculpture with a powerful African proverb in mind, however, likening authority to an egg because if held too tightly, the egg will shatter. Conversely, if the egg is held too loosely between the fingers, it will slip and fall. The sculpture is hand carved and finished with a strikingly dark shade of acrylic paint and mansion polish.
African Giraffe Hand Carved 8-Inch Teak Sculpture (Small), "Giraffe Harmony"$89.99
Giraffes envelop each other in a lovely embrace in a teakwood sculpture by Francis Agbete. "This posture to me, depicts peace and harmony," says the Ghanaian artisan. After carving the sculpture, Agbete paints the giraffes with vivid artistry.