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Artisan Crafted Wood Elephant Sculpture (Set of 5), "Elephant Family"

"There is strength in oneness," Francis Agbete says, quoting an old... more

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"There is strength in oneness," Francis Agbete says, quoting an old Ghanaian saying. To illustrate the point, he carves an elephant family of ebony wood. The five march through the forest together, aligning themselves from smallest to largest.

  • 0.36 kgs
  • 0.8 lbs
  • Largest: 7 cm H x 7 cm W x 5 cm D
  • Largest: 2.8" H x 2.8" W x 2" D
  • Smallest: 4 cm H x 4 cm W x 2 cm D
  • Smallest: 1.6" H x 1.6" W x 0.8" D

  • Ebony wood, plastic
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Francis Agbete has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $1050. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of ebony wood, leather, brass, polish and sandpaper to increase production.

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.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

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08/08/2017

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"Precious"

Love this set. The way this little family goes through life captures the community that these wonderful animals embrace. A beautiful and thoughtful piece.

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09/28/2017

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"Sweet"

This made a sweet gift to my daughter and son-in-law and I smile every time I see it on their mantel.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Daughter
  • Occasion: Hanukkah

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01/27/2018

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"Beautiful"

Exquisite and charming. I've set them on a window ledge and the silhouette when the sun shines through is stunning. Smaller than I expected, but find that the small size adds to the charm. Still, would love a larger set to put on the fireplace mantle.

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04/19/2018

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"Cherished set"

I love my little elephant family!

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6 Testimonials for Francis Agbete

Linda

I wanted elephants as the are in the wild, decorated to please an audience. They are wonderful.

Natha

MS

The beautiful chess set ""Tribal Warfare"" is a wonderful addition to my home! Thank you so much for sharing your talents with us. My home is so much richer!

Melanie

Pennsylvania/ USA

Hello Francis, I just received my African Fan Jewelry box and I absolutely love it!! The tooled leather is beautiful and quality is wonderful. I can't wait to display it. Thank you for creating such wonderful, functional art! Melanie from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA
 
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