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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 Ghanaicon info
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