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Fertility Doll-Style Wood and Aluminum Sculpture from Ghana, "Aku Sika Doll"

Meaning "beautiful woman" in the Akan language, this sculpture from... more

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Meaning "beautiful woman" in the Akan language, this sculpture from Ghana is named Aku Sika. Hard-carved from sese wood in the style of traditional fertility dolls, this sculpture depicts a female form that is accented with painted designs and embossed aluminum.

  • 1.70 kgs
  • 3.7 lbs
  • 58 cm H x 21.5 cm W x 11.5 cm D
  • 22.75" H x 8.5" W x 4.5" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
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You can find wood sculpture 'Aku Sika Doll' by George Asante in sculpture categories such as Cultural Sculpture, Female Form Sculpture, Fertility Doll Sculpture, Wood Sculpture and Aluminum Sculpture. Enjoy exploring these sections for other Novica treasures.

Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

George Asante has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $300. Proceeds were used to purchase wood and other raw materials for his work.

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.

This artist shows a lot of talent or potential and is in their late teens or twenties.

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

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2 Testimonials for George Asante

Rochelle

This mask is fabulous! I had to have it!! Awesome! The Executioner is superb! Thank you!!!
George is an amazing artisan. His ""executioner"" mask is both fearsome and beautiful. I highly recommend this artist!
 
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