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Hand Carved Sese Wood and Brass Sculpture from Ghana, "Dwenewoho Statue II"

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From Ghanaian artisan Rita Addo Zakour comes this captivating sculpture of a... more

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From Ghanaian artisan Rita Addo Zakour comes this captivating sculpture of a human figure standing in a thoughtful pose. The sculpture is hand-carved out of sese wood, painted black, and embellished with a kite-shaped brass plate on the figure's abdomen. The artisan names the sculpture Dwenewoho, which means "think about yourself" in the Akan language.

  • 0.62 kgs
  • 1.4 lbs
  • 62 cm H x 11 cm W x 8 cm D
  • 24.5" H x 4.3" W x 3.2" D

  • Sese wood, brass
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Clean with a soft, dry cloth
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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Total reviews

214

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04/16/2021

"I cant stop buying these!!!"

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I have been such a hit with family and friends, buying this or, similar as a holiday gift!! Give it to someone who would not expect it and watch their reaction!!

Best Uses

  • Just hang it on the wall!

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04/12/2021

"A Fun Pop of Color & Whimsy"

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These earrings are adorable. I love them! They are so colorful and bright. They bring a splash of color to any outfit I pair them with. The craftmanship is lovely. This was a great purchase. I recommend this product & the talented artist!

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Fun. Light weight. Whimsical. Unique. Playful.

Best Uses

  • To add a pop of color to any outfit, add color to an otherwise gray day - it's a mood elevator

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Verified Reviewer

04/02/2021

"This is a real thing of beauty."

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This piece looks better up close and personal, than it does in the picture.

Best Uses

  • This piece sits on my audio stand

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04/02/2021

"This symbolizes my family heritage."

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This is something I ll pass on to my grandchildren. The paternal line in my family traces back to the Akan people of Ghana. The mask is perfect!

Best Uses

  • It hangs on my wall

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Verified Reviewer

03/27/2021

"African Mask"

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Perfect gift for my sons place, he was pleased to display it.

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03/20/2021

"Love it"

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Quality piece with wonderful detail

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Rita has three children. Two of them are currently in the university and one studies in a vocational school.

Rita Addo Zakour has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $2050. Proceeds were used to purchase raw materials such as wood and paints.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

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.

 
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