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African wood sculpture, "Man Named Asuo"

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Prince Amartey creates a design of his own imagination, incorporating stylistic... more

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Prince Amartey creates a design of his own imagination, incorporating stylistic motifs from West Africa. Carved by hand of sese wood, this handsome personage wears an ornate headdress. Another face observes the world from atop the headdress, as though it were the man's guardian. Colored with natural dyes, the sculpture is embellished with applications of richly embossed aluminum. "Asuo" is a popular name among the Akan people.

  • 0.78 kgs
  • 1.7 lbs
  • 51.5 cm H x 16 cm W x 6 cm D
  • 20.25" H x 6.25" W x 2.4" D

  • Sese wood and aluminum
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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2

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03/27/2021

"Impressive mask but colors seem faded"

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This is an impressive mask. The only negative feedback I have is that the colors contrast in the picture are not what the mask shows. The colors or shades in the mask are very faded and almost without contrast. That is why I gave it a 3-star rating. But still, it is a nice mask to have on your wall.

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From Houston, TX USA

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10/31/2019

"DECORATIVE BOWL"

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this beautifully crafted decorative bowl is so much more amazing in hand than the pictures online show, as nice as the pictures are. this was a gift to myself & I dont even know what Ill use it for. I just wanted it! if you, or you know someone who loves rustic, handmade wood items then this bowl is a must. it will forever be a cherished family heirloom. a huge thank you goes out to the artist that made it.

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wood bowl west africa wood decor home decor

Best Uses

  • best used for decoration & holding non-consumables, like liquid & unwrapped food

Purchased Item:

Asafo Bowl, Handcarved Decorative Wood Bowl with Lid from West Africa

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Myself
  • Occasion: 'just because'

Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

Prince Amartey has received a $100 microcredit loan with 0% interest.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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