Ghana Crafts: Ghana is one of the most well known countries on the African continent. Ghana has a rich history and has become the epicenter of Western African for art. Their traditional crafts include the works of the most famous Ashanti people. The styling of Ghanian works is tremendously varied and ever changing due to worldwide demand and the seemingly endless creative energy of its craftsmen. The pieces offered are hand carved from hard wood and shinned to a high glossy finish. The pieces are solid, very, very well crafted and a fantastic value. Selections offer precise hand detailing including tedious bead work and metal embossments. Each piece is artful and will add a tasteful, unobtrusive touch of Africa to any decor.
On Display: This large hard wood Fanti selection features hand embossed tin and brass plating with outlining copper braiding under the eyes, nose and mouth. Designed to glorify a powerful male villager, one that is thought to be watched over by ancestors who are symbolized by the over head second carved face. This wall hanging is constructed very solidly and will make for an interesting African accent piece.
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Dimensions: 19 inches tall x 6 inches wide x 5 inches deep.
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