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ITEM#: 13664385This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Bending his knees to become shorter, daddy reaches behind him to hoist his child on to his back in this sculpture. This beautiful example of family love comes from Ghana's Eric Danquah, who creates this sculpture from sese wood by hand.
- Color: Brown
- Material: Sese wood
- Dimensions: 20.5 inches high x 8.5 inches wide x 3 inches deep
Story Behind the Art:
Eric Danquah showed interest in carving as a young man, and would sometimes go around helping the carvers of his community. However, his mother wanted him to be an electrician so she sent him to the city to study electronics. Soon enough, Danquah realized that this was not his calling, and he decided to return home to learn the art of carving, and dedicate his life to it. He is joined by a younger brother and sister.
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.
Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days.
|Dimensions||20.5 inches high x 8.5 inches wide x 3 inches deep|
|Country of Origin||Ghana|
Questions & Answers
I was looking for a signature sculpted piece for my reading/ art room. I thought this was a great family piece and am excited to see it!
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