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Wood sculpture, 'Maphikelela' - Couple Embracing Black and Brown Hand Carved Wood Statuette icon bankCurate

Product ID: 346471

Couple Embracing Black and Brown Hand Carved Wood Statuette, "Maphikelela"

byVictoria Agyepomaa: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (29)
Victoria Agyepomaa of Ghana designs a hand carved sese wood sculpture of a... more

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Victoria Agyepomaa of Ghana designs a hand carved sese wood sculpture of a loving couple in a tender embrace. With fluid, stylized lines, the man sits behind the woman, encircling her in his arms. Painted black and copper brown, the artist names this sculpture Maphikelela, a Zulu word which means "preserves."

  • 0.88 kgs
  • 1.9 lbs
  • 33 cm H x 20.5 cm W x 7.5 cm D
  • 13" H x 8" W x 3" 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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Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

29

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12/02/2019

"Maphikelela Loving Couple"

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This is one Beautiful piece of art. I Love It.

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Maphikelela, Couple Embracing Black and Brown Hand Carved Wood Statuette

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03/28/2020

"Gorgeous twins"

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I put these two in separate shadow boxes, they are gorgeous on my wall.

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01/19/2020

"Love it!"

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This is my second purchase. I gave it to my sister as a Christmas gift....so she can keep her eyes off mine!

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Blue Offering Bowl, Artisan Crafted Wood and Clay Sculpture from Ghana

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01/19/2020

"Love it"

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I hesitated in purchasing for a few months but now that I purchase it ....I love it! It looks good with other pieces I purchase from Ghana..

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11/09/2019

"African wood masks,meedo"

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I love this hand-ctrafted pieces so much , especially all the details, such beautiful items

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11/05/2019

"Given to a friend you loves African art !"

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I have given this and other wood sculpture from this artist as gifts to those who love collecting African art , they love all the pieces I gave them ! I did keep some for myself .

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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.

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.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

Victoria Agyepomaa has received a $800 microcredit loan with 0% interest.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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