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Hand Carved and Painted 9-Inch Teak Wood Sculpture, "Giraffe Family"

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A family of giraffes stands united, each watching the others' backs. Francis... more

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A family of giraffes stands united, each watching the others' backs. Francis Agbete carves the original sculpture by hand from teak wood, and paints it in detail with yellow and brown acrylic paints.

  • 0.38 kgs
  • 0.8 lbs
  • 23 cm H x 10 cm W x 9 cm D
  • 9" H x 3.9" W x 3.5" D

  • Teak wood
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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53

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06/16/2016

"Family reminder"

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This was absolutely beautiful! I bought it for a single mother friend of mine and she actually cried at the beauty and symbolizm this has for her family.

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  • Collectable, decoration

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  • This was a gift for: Friend
  • Occasion: 'just because'

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02/11/2021

"Reminder to Pray"

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This sculpture is unusual, beautiful and a calm reminder to pray about things which are out of our control. I recently sent one as a gift to my sister who has a terminal diagnosis. She placed in a prominent place in her home to remind her that God is always with her.

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  • Comfort
  • Inspiration, comfort, hope, beauty

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Inspirational Message, Hand Crafted Wood Sculpture

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Sister
  • Occasion: OTHER

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01/29/2021

"Adorns my wall"

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The symbols keep you questioning our works and our future. Love the look on my wall and the stares is gets from those new to my home.

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01/10/2021

"Happy Giraffes"

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Beautiful piece of art from a skillful artisan from the West Africa

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12/30/2020

"Great inspiration for a quiet moment of prayer."

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Inspirational!

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Inspirational Message, Hand Crafted Wood Sculpture

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12/10/2020

"Beautiful gift for a close friend"

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Beautiful item gifted for someone that is always there for many placing his needs aside. Your art is amazing

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

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

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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