Wood fertility doll, "Teenager"
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With budding breasts and gently curving hips, this young lady is poised on the threshold of adulthood. Daniel Nyadedzor sculpts a beautiful fertility doll, gifted by Ghanaian parents to daughters at puberty. Tradition dictates that a woman who cannot conceive should sleep with this doll by her side, and eventually she will be able to bear children.
- 0.30 kgs
- 0.7 lbs
- 30 cm H x 13.5 cm W x 7.5 cm D
- 11.75" H x 5.25" W x 3" D
- Sese wood and brass
- Free Gift Wrap? No
- Premium Gift Wrap? No
- Made in Ghana.
- Ships fast from USA.
Emmanuel Nyadedzor has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2000 and the most recent for $1200. Proceeds were used to purchase wood, metal plates, polish and paint to continue 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.