Handcrafted Wood Leather and Brass Chess Set, "Tribal Feuds"
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A tribal feud is set to take place over the stylized field of this spectacular leather chessboard. Vividly detailed, each brass piece characterizes a Ghanaian warrior or neighbor. Francis Agbete celebrates his country's history through an admirable, handcrafted chess set.
- 2.07 kgs
- 4.6 lbs
- Chessboard: 6 cm H x 32 cm W x 31 cm D
- Chessboard: 2.4" H x 12.5" W x 12.25" D
- Tallest piece: 6.5 cm H x 2.5 cm W x 2.5 cm D
- Tallest piece: 2.6" H x 1" W x 1" D
Francis Agbete has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $1050. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of ebony wood, leather, brass, polish and sandpaper 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.