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Wood Nativity Scene, "African Palm House"

Francis Agbete sets the first Christmas in a traditional African palm house.... more

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Francis Agbete sets the first Christmas in a traditional African palm house. Carved by hand from ceiba, or kapok wood, this charming nativity scene depicts the Holy Family in traditional Ghanaian dress. The Three Kings bring gifts to the Christ child, and animals snuggle close to the manger to keep the baby warm.

  • 0.37 kgs
  • 0.8 lbs
  • 17 cm H x 22 cm W x 12 cm D
  • 6.75" H x 8.75" W x 4.7" D

  • Kapok 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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Mark

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12/30/2021

"Very Basic but Charming Nativity"

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Figures within the Palm House are roughly carved and lack detail on the faces, clothing. Artist needs to take a bit more time and do a bit more finishing effort.

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African Palm House, Wood Nativity Scene

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  • This was a gift for: Wife
  • Occasion: Christmas

Suzann

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04/18/2022

"Nativity"

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Love ??

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Welcome Jesus, African Themed Nativity Scene Crafted by Hand (Set of 10)

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SANDRA

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01/24/2022

"Problem with Standing"

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Because several figures in the set are not level on the bottom, they either fall often or have to lean against something to stand.

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Welcome Jesus, African Themed Nativity Scene Crafted by Hand (Set of 10)

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Denise

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11/23/2021

"Lucky charm"

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Though not the best quality, is appealing to look at.

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Ashanti Wisdom II, Ashanti Adinkra Symbols Hand Carved Wood Wall Panel

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Robin

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09/23/2021

"Absolutely LOVE this sculpture."

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Such beautiful workmanship and heart has gone into making this beautiful sculpture. I started a new job that I new would be a bit of a challenge at first due to my lack of management experience in the past. This beautiful sculpture sits on my desk and I receive a calming sensation every time I look at it. Also, it is more beautiful in person. RW

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Lazarus

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09/16/2021

"Great Art"

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I love my sculpture. Quality made and looks great!

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