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Wood accent table, 'Carrying Water' - Hand Crafted Wood Accent Table Curate

Product ID: 185152

Hand Crafted Wood Accent Table, "Carrying Water"

Winfred Korley carves a beautiful table of sese wood, crowned with an image of... more

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Winfred Korley carves a beautiful table of sese wood, crowned with an image of the African continent. On its base, a woman carries a jar of water on her head. "This is a konsuo table," the artisan explains. "In the Akan language of Ghana's Ashanti region, 'konsuo' means 'someone who fetches water.'"

  • 1.57 kgs
  • 3.5 lbs
  • 45 cm H x 39 cm W x 24 cm D
  • 17.75" H x 15.25" W x 9.5" D

  • Sese wood
  • Some assembly required
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Winfred Korley has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $200. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood, his raw material, 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.

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5 Testimonials for Winfred Korley

Rochelle

Mr. Korley, I have purchased 2 of your carvings. Each one is unique and I am amazed how much detailing you can make out of wood. In addition, I love the colorful clothing on each sculpture.

Amy

My 'Lovely Lady of Ghana' mask just arrived. It's gorgeous, I absolutely LOVE it. Thank you.
Love your work on the 'Chieftain's Trumpeter'. It looks great in my living room for all to see when their enter my house. Blessing.
 
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