Set of 3 Hand Carved Giraffe Head Sculptures from Ghana, "Giraffe Trio"
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Carved and painted by hand, three giraffes appear, their bodies hidden in the savanna scrub. Ernestina Oppong Asante depicts the trio in African sese wood, detailing their expressive faces and red tongues.
- 1.29 kgs
- 2.8 lbs
- Large: 52 cm H x 14 cm W x 17 cm D
- Large: 20.5" H x 5.5" W x 6.75" D
- Medium: 41.5 cm H x 11 cm W x 12 cm D
- Medium: 16.25" H x 4.3" W x 4.7" D
- Small: 31.5 cm H x 11 cm W x 11 cm D
- Small: 12.5" H x 4.3" W x 4.3" D
Ernestina supports and provides for her grandchildren's education.
Ernestina Oppong Asante has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1600 and the most recent for $800. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood and paints, as well as leather for the drums.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.