Elephant Sculpture Hand Carved from Ebony Wood, "African Bush Elephant"
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Francis Agebete in Ghana carves a regal African elephant by hand from native ebony wood. The smoothly finished statuette features beautiful detailing of the trunk, including tusks crafted of recycled plastic.
- 0.41 kgs
- 0.9 lbs
- 12.5 cm H x 16 cm W x 10 cm D
- 4.9" H x 6.25" W x 3.9" D
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.