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Hand-Carved Mahogany Wood Bushpig Sculpture from Ghana, "Bushpig"

Known as a bushpig, a wild hog is the subject of this nature-inspired sculpture... more

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Known as a bushpig, a wild hog is the subject of this nature-inspired sculpture from Ghana. Gelson Avorwlanu selects a piece of mahogany wood to begin his work, then diligently hand-carves the animal to create the species's likeness. The natural wood grain shows beautifully. Each tusk is made from recycled plastic.

  • 4.18 kgs
  • 9.2 lbs
  • 19 cm H x 45 cm W x 14 cm D
  • 7.5" H x 17.75" W x 5.5" D

  • Mahogany wood, recycled plastic
  • Wood grain and color can vary slightly
  • 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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This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

Gelson Avorwlanu has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $150 and the most recent for $200.

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.

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