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Wood sculpture, 'Detugbi' - Ewe Tribe Woman African Wood Sculpture with Aluminum

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

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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!"

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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"

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The Detugbi sculpture is more beautiful in person.

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Denise

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08/15/2021

"Just what I wanted"

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

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Marry Me, Unique African Wood Mask

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Linda

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11/06/2020

"My Husband Loved This Gift!"

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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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Jason Fraley

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10/24/2020

"Outstanding Beauty"

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The detail and originality shown in this piece is amazing. I am a collector of tribal masks and am proud to have this particular mask in my collection. I look forward to adding many more masks to my ever-growing wall of African art.

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PATRICIA

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09/11/2020

"Great Craftmanship"

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This mask is smaller in size but it makes a great addition to my cultural wall. the colors are more subdued than bright.

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Kekeli, Original Hand Carved African Wood Mask with Star Motif

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Evelyn Kafui Ahianyo has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $900 and the most recent for $1000. Proceeds were used to invest in a purchase of wood, metal plates and paints 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.

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

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

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