African wood carving, 'Spotted Sankofa' - Colorful African Wood Bird Sculpture Hand Carved in Ghana Curate

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Spotted Sankofa Colorful African Wood Bird Sculpture Hand Carved in Ghana

Artisan Ali Ibrahim of Ghana carves a sculpture that represents a traditional... more

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Artisan Ali Ibrahim of Ghana carves a sculpture that represents a traditional West African adinkra symbol and proverb. A bird is depicted with its head turned backwards, taking an egg off its back. The word sankofain the Twi dialect of Ghana means to "reach back and take it"; in other words, to return to one's roots or take what is good from the past. The artisan carves the sculpture by hand from sese wood and decorates it with embossed aluminum plates and colorful paint.

  • 1.58 kgs
  • 3.5 lbs
  • 47.5 cm H x 19 cm W x 11 cm D
  • 18.75" H x 7.5" W x 4.3" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Ships fast from USA.

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