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Ewe Tribe Woman African Wood Sculpture with Aluminum, "Detugbi"

"African women are beautiful," says Evelyn Kafui Ahianyo of her... more

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"African women are beautiful," says Evelyn Kafui Ahianyo of her inspiration. She creates the elegant design of this sculpture, which she names "Detugbi," meaning "Lady" in the Ewe a dialect spoken by the Anlo tribe of Ghana in the Volta region. The sculpture is carved by hand featuring outspread hands, a small waist and large thighs. She wears glass bead earrings on red cotton threads. The sculpture is adorned with ornate aluminum plates

  • 1.07 kgs
  • 2.4 lbs
  • 54.5 cm H x 19.5 cm W x 10 cm D
  • 21.5" H x 7.75" W x 3.9" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum, glass beads and cotton
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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susan

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10/21/2019

"Absolutely lovely!"

Ive added this sculpture to my collection of beautiful and strong woman sculptures. Thank you!

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Felicia

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12/21/2018

"Stunning Sculpture"

The Detugbi sculpture is more beautiful in person.

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  • African Sculpture

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Sam

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02/06/2022

"Stunning"

Large, imposing, striking, gorgeous. Thank you Evelyn.

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Cynthia

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12/02/2021

"Heading back to Africa"

Beautiful, well constructed small storage and decorative box. Reminds me of a wonderful safari just before the pandemic...great memories, awesome box.

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  • Decorative, small storage

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Denise

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08/15/2021

"Just what I wanted"

My daughter bought this for me for my birthday. It looks just like the picture.

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Linda

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11/06/2020

"My Husband Loved This Gift!"

The craftsmanship and authenticity are quite impressive and I gave it to my husband as a Christmas gift. Its hanging on the wall of his office.

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