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Sesse Wood Sankofa Bird Colorful Lamp Table (Ghana)
Decorate with a piece unlike any other, such as with this colorful lamp table. Handmade of sesse wood in Ghana, this wooden coffee or lamp table is designed with several bird shapes will certainly stand out in any room in your home.
ITEM#: 13064500Accentuate your living room decor with this beautiful handcrafted wooden coffee or lamp table. Designed with several bird shapes, this end table will make a lovely addition to any home.
- Ashanti Sankofa design with birds
- Handmade in Ghana
- Crafted of sesse wood
- Measures 22 inches high x 13'1 inches in diameter across the top x 6 inches in diameter at the base
Story Behind the Art:
Akwasi Agyeman was born into a family of 12 children in the small tribal village of Foase in Ghana, West Africa. The family was so poor that Akwasi was limited to only a 7th grade education in order to help his father farm to feed the family. In 7th grade his teacher asked each of them to make something for art class. Akwasi produced a fertility doll as his project and amazed the teacher. Akwasi knew then he had a natural talent for carving. After ten years and with the help of fair trade, Akwasi is now married with two handsome boys. He employs 15 people and has built a small three bedroom house for his family. Akwasi and his fellow artisans hope you enjoy their work.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
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This piece is not only unique as a side table, but can also be used as a plant stand.Read More
I bought this little table to use next to a small wooden rocking chair. It was just the right size for the space and is surprisingly steady. It also gives a little splash of color and interest.Read More
Fits perfectly in our Master BR as a tiny side table for a drink.Read More
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I purchase 5 of these tables all different and this one is the most beautiful. Color (main) is brown/black and carvings are color of wood, and the only other color is milk chocolate color. This color is a bit darker then the online photo. Like all handmade tables it has "imperfections" such as carving "mistakes". I love it and last piece of advice. .. wait for sale on all World Trade items.Read More
Love it! A great accent tablet to have! No one else will have it so why not buy it!Read More
I got this table to use as a side table for a chair in a sitting room. It works well for that purpose. The table is light and care must be taken not to knock to over. I love the design, great price, fast delivery.Read More
I left a former review that I don't see. If you can get one of these that has a straight table top and that doesn't tip, it's a great little table and a bargain. I had to go through several tables to get one that works. If you're willing to go through this, you'll like the table.Read More
The piece is a lovely, high quality addition to the decor of my home.Read More
The table is very small and I would worry about its stability with a coaster and drink on it.. Yet it is decorative and I use it as a piece to fill a vacant spot in my living room.Read More
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The table colors are black, red, and gold.
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