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African Wood Sculpture Woman with Hen Pot, "Yoruba Fowl Pot"

Sinclair Yao Daley honors the traditions of the Yoruba people of Nigeria with... more

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Sinclair Yao Daley honors the traditions of the Yoruba people of Nigeria with this hand-carved sculpture of a woman holding a pot with a fowl-shaped lid. It replicates those used to keep the bath medication for baby identical twins. Known as ibeji, identical twins are believed to bring good luck for they are believed to be powerful spirits. This finely detailed sculpture is masterfully carved by hand of sese wood.

  • 3.54 kgs
  • 7.8 lbs
  • Sculpture: 52 cm H x 38 cm W x 22 cm D
  • Sculpture: 20.5" H x 15" W x 8.75" D
  • Lid: 9.5 cm H x 38 cm W x 13 cm D
  • Lid: 3.7" H x 15" W x 5" D

  • Sese wood
  • For decorative use only
  • Eco-Friendly: carved from natural and sustainable wood
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Sinclair Yao Daley has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $300.

Sinclair was taught to carve by a master in the trade. Through him, he learned many traditional techniques which he continues to utilize.

Almost all of Sinclair's income comes from NOVICA. He and his wife depend on his sales for their livelihood.

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

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I really like my fowl pot. I have been collecting some Yoruba art work and I love this/ thank you for your talent.

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Very nice, thank you so much
 
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