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Wood sculpture, 'Welcome Drum' - Sese Wood Sculpture of Drummer from Ghana

Product ID: 291552

Sese Wood Sculpture of Drummer from Ghana, "Welcome Drum"

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After visiting festivals in the northern region of Ghana, artisan Joseph Boateng... more

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After visiting festivals in the northern region of Ghana, artisan Joseph Boateng found creative inspiration in the customs he observed. One such tradition was the presence of Atinga drummers, who played their drums as both a welcome and farewell to guests. Joseph designs and handcrafts this sculpture of an Atinga drummer out of sese wood and paints it in shades of white, black, and brown.

  • 1.19 kgs
  • 2.6 lbs
  • 54 cm H x 19 cm W x 10 cm D
  • 21.25" H x 7.5" W x 3.9" D

  • Sese wood
  • 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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  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

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11/05/2019

"Given to a friend who loves African art !"

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My friends love the drum player and are asking me where I purchased it !

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This an large size sculpture fits in well

Best Uses

  • group in other sculptures of African art

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Charles

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02/15/2018

"Drummer with heart"

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Very pleased with wood sculpture. Gift for my wife. Collector. The piece was not signed. Rating should be 5 stars if signed.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Wife
  • Occasion: Valentine's Day

Moises

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03/29/2021

"I like my version of this mask"

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I really like this mask!!! First time I buy from Novica. I will say that my mask does not look exactly like the one in the picture. I think when you are picking a mask you have to ask yourself if you like the overall look of the mask because you will probably get a variation of the pictured mask. Which makes sense since they are hand carved and sometimes more than one of the same mask is made. This does not take away from the craftsmanship. Make no mistake, this is a well made mask. I applaud the artist for his creative effort and I look forward to seeing his future offerings :)

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Elizabeth

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09/10/2020

"So unique"

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I was so pleased with this box. The size was a great surprise. It looks like a number of the masks I have seen. The artist should consider making a hanging version that opens and has key hooks inside. I would buy definitely buy more of his work. This is unique.

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  • Outstanding on an entry table

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Joanne

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03/29/2020

"Love this!"

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Again I bought this for my husband, this is great and even nicer in person. Love the color!

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Devora

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01/09/2020

"Perfect"

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Love my sculpture, great addition to my collection.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

Joseph Boateng has received a $100 microcredit loan with 0% interest.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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