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Leather Desk Pad, "African Legacy"

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By Francis Agbete, this handsome desk pad brings West African artistry to the... more

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By Francis Agbete, this handsome desk pad brings West African artistry to the workday. He crafts it of wood and covers it with finely tooled brown leather. "I designed this piece to make writing comfortable," the artisan confides.

  • 1.94 kgs
  • 4.3 lbs
  • 2 cm H x 61 cm W x 45 cm D
  • 0.8" H x 24" W x 17.75" D

  • Plywood and leather
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

51

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09/28/2017

"One of a kind!"

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Excellent item indeed!!

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African Legacy, Leather Desk Pad

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09/24/2017

"Lovely piece"

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Thi rivals any similar pieces I have seen in Africa. It is very well made and distinctive.

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African Legacy, Leather Desk Pad

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01/10/2021

"Happy Giraffes"

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Beautiful piece of art from a skillful artisan from the West Africa

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12/30/2020

"Great inspiration for a quiet moment of prayer."

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Inspirational!

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Stoic warming serenity

Best Uses

  • Meditation hour

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Inspirational Message, Hand Crafted Wood Sculpture

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12/10/2020

"Beautiful gift for a close friend"

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Beautiful item gifted for someone that is always there for many placing his needs aside. Your art is amazing

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Inspirational Message, Hand Crafted Wood Sculpture

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12/02/2020

"Unusual, elegant"

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This nativity is lovely and brings a unique feel to my collection.

Purchased Item:

Gifts from the Ghanaian Magi, Handcrafted Teakwood Nativity Scene Sculpture (14 Piece)

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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