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Couple Embracing Black and Brown Hand Carved Wood Statuette, "Maphikelela"

Victoria Agyepomaa of Ghana designs a hand carved sese wood sculpture of a... more

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Victoria Agyepomaa of Ghana designs a hand carved sese wood sculpture of a loving couple in a tender embrace. With fluid, stylized lines, the man sits behind the woman, encircling her in his arms. Painted black and copper brown, the artist names this sculpture Maphikelela, a Zulu word which means "preserves."

  • 0.88 kgs
  • 1.9 lbs
  • 33 cm H x 20.5 cm W x 7.5 cm D
  • 13" H x 8" W x 3" D

  • Sese wood
  • 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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36

James

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12/02/2019

"Maphikelela Loving Couple"

This is one Beautiful piece of art. I Love It.

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Maphikelela, Couple Embracing Black and Brown Hand Carved Wood Statuette

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Moze

From Topeka, Kansas

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11/07/2022

"Craftsmanship Gift From God"

Thank you very much for your blessed skills in your craftsmanship. This beautiful African wood mask is totally awesome! Excellently wrapped and shipped swiftly. As a part of my inheritance, this will be well placed for everyone to see its Stellar Thoughts. Impressive, most impressive...

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Mariana

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01/30/2022

"Great gift"

This was a Christmas present for my cousin. She immediately hung it on her living room wall. Its small, but it looks really nice

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Cousin
  • Occasion: Christmas

Vivienne

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07/18/2021

"Love my Elly"

I purchased a beaded elly in Tanzania and hoped to find another like it it. This charming companion is so lovely.

Purchased Item:

Colorful Elephant, Recycled Glass Beaded Wood Elephant Sculpture from Ghana

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Devora

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07/14/2021

"Beautiful Sculpture"

Unique, Lots of Complaints

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Women in Unity, Sese Wood Wall Relief Panel of African Women from Ghana

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

Devora

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03/13/2021

"Beautiful Sculpture"

Im collector of African Art, friend always ask were I find unique and quality pieces.

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Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

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

Job Creator

Job Creator

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

Empowering Women

Empowering Women

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

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Profound Impact

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Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Victoria Agyepomaa has received a $800 microcredit loan with 0% interest.

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Caring for Children

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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