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Wood decorative stool, 'Guro Festivity' - Handcrafted Guro Decorative Wood Stool from Ghana

Product ID: 330882

Handcrafted Guro Decorative Wood Stool from Ghana, "Guro Festivity"

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Handcrafted of sese wood, this simple, yet handsome decorative stool is created... more

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Handcrafted of sese wood, this simple, yet handsome decorative stool is created by Ghanaian artisan Salihu Ibrahim. He gives the stool a simple back and etches the seat with intricate painted designs. Believed to be emblems of the spirits of the underworld, stools like this are used by members of the Guro tribe in the Ivory Coast during festivities held in honor of ancestors.

Please note: Intended for decorative use only.

  • 4.33 kgs
  • 9.6 lbs
  • 59 cm H x 60 cm W x 37 cm D
  • 23" H x 23.5" W x 14.5" D

  • Sese wood
  • For decorative use only
  • 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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Total reviews

114

Blaize

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08/27/2021

"Fantastic"

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One of my favorite pieces. Beautiful attention to detail.

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Tatyana

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08/08/2021

"Great as always!"

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Love this mask as much as others by Salihu Ibrahim. Lovely addition to my collection

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Purchased Item:

Guro Rooster, Blue African Mask with Bird

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Joseph

From Florida

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07/07/2021

"My Favorite"

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This is hands down my favorite item ordered so far from Novica. It adds such intrigue and whimsy to my office wall and I truly appreciate this artist. I cherish this item.

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Purchased Item:

Fortune, Hand Crafted Wood Mask

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Joseph

From Florida

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07/03/2021

"Love This artist"

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Probably said that already but the products he puts out make it hard not to... Such a quality piece added to my collection!

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Joseph

From Florida

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06/11/2021

"I wish i could give a higher rating"

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I am continually impressed with the work put out by this master of his craft! Items always look like they are represented online and are just a treasure for me and my home office wall!

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Eva

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06/09/2021

"Wonderful piece of furniture"

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Thank you Salihu Ibrahim for the wonderful woodwork. It makes me smile and appreciate it every time I look at it.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Salihu Ibrahim has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1250 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to expand his workshop by hiring additional carvers.

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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