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Wood and leather chess set, 'To Victory' - Wood and leather chess set Curate

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Wood and leather chess set, "To Victory"

Embossed in leather, a compass points the way to victory. Francis Agbete creates... more

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Details

Embossed in leather, a compass points the way to victory. Francis Agbete creates the intricate motifs in tooled leather and applies them to the lid of a chess set. Intricately carved from sese wood, each warrior lines up for battle. The board graces the interior of a velvet-lined box to store the pieces when not in use.

  • 0.82 kgs
  • 1.8 lbs
  • 7 cm H x 35 cm W x 31 cm D
  • 2.8" H x 13.75" W x 12.25" D

  • Sese wood and leather
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
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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6 Testimonials for Francis Agbete

Linda

I wanted elephants as the are in the wild, decorated to please an audience. They are wonderful.

Natha

MS

The beautiful chess set ""Tribal Warfare"" is a wonderful addition to my home! Thank you so much for sharing your talents with us. My home is so much richer!

Melanie

Pennsylvania/ USA

Hello Francis, I just received my African Fan Jewelry box and I absolutely love it!! The tooled leather is beautiful and quality is wonderful. I can't wait to display it. Thank you for creating such wonderful, functional art! Melanie from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA
 
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