Fair Trade African Hand Carved Wood Fertility Doll Figurine, "Fante Fertility Doll III"
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This original sculpture is artisan Emmanuel Opoku Asante's interpretation of a Fante fertility doll. Such dolls would be given to couples that are having difficulty in conceiving a child. The Ghanaian artisan carves the female figure by hand from sese wood and adorns it with recycled glass beads and a loincloth.
- 0.66 kgs
- 1.5 lbs
- 49.5 cm H x 17.5 cm W x 9 cm D
- 19.5" H x 7" W x 3.5" D
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Emmanuel Opoku Asante has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $800.
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.