Hand Carved African Fertility Doll with Children, "Beautiful Ashanti Mother"
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Youthful and beautiful, her stylized contours are hand-carved from African sese wood and she wears colorful seed bead jewelry. Emmanuel Opoku Asante crafts this fertility doll as a woman blessed with two toddlers and an infant. Believed to assist a woman who wants to conceive a baby, this doll is representative of Ghana's Ashanti people.
- 1.18 kgs
- 2.6 lbs
- 70 cm H x 18.5 cm W x 11 cm D
- 27.5" H x 7.25" W x 4.3" 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.