Hand Crafted Sese Wood and Glass Beaded Sculpture, "Bakota"
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This striking sculpture is the creation of West African artisan Daniel Quarcoo. Hand carved from local sese wood, the sculpture is adorned with tiny recycled glass beads and textured brass, copper, and aluminum plating. The artisan names the sculpture Bakota, a Gabon figure who stands for peace.
- 0.59 kgs
- 1.3 lbs
- 49 cm H x 11 cm W x 10 cm D
- 19.25" H x 4.3" W x 3.9" D
- Sese wood, brass plate, copper plate, aluminum plate, recycled glass beads
- Base included
- Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
- Recycled materials may vary slightly in color and/or pattern
- Promotes recycling and reduces waste
- Made in Ghana.
- Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
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Thank you to the artist of this amazing elephant. I appreciate your wonderful talents. I have a collection of elephant statues and this is my favorite one. It will be special to me always.
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Up to 90 percent of Daniel's income comes from his NOVICA sales. His sales have been down recently and this worries him greatly since his whole family relies on him to provide for them, including his four children.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Daniel Quarcoo has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $200.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.