Hand-carved wooden figures in Benin (West Africa)
Wooden sculpture decorated with straws.
A unique piece with a unique decoration.
African woman statue with water jug on her head.
Sculpture symbolizing the most traditional way of carrying water.
Figure handmade with ebony wood.
Length: approximately 51 cm
Weight: 700 g
Handmade figure pitcher
64,99€ iva inc.
The process of making a wooden sculpture decorated with straws is laborious and requires great skill and patience. These figures have an important cultural significance in Benin and are used in traditional ceremonies and rituals. They are also popular as decorative objects all over the world due to their beauty and uniqueness. If you are looking for an authentic piece of African art to add to your collection, a Beninese wooden figurine decorated with straws is an excellent choice.
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