Hand-Carved Teakwood Hippo Figurines from Ghana (Set of 3), "Family of Hippos"
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Hand-carved from teakwood with a beautifully intricate natural grain, a hippo family goes for a walk. Ghanaian artisan Gelson Avorwlanu creates this set of three figurines, bringing the beauty of African wildlife to your home decor.
- 1.42 kgs
- 3.1 lbs
- Large: 20 cm H x 8.5 cm W x 8.5 cm D
- Large: 7.75" H x 3.3" W x 3.3" D
- Medium: 13.5 cm H x 6.5 cm W x 6.5 cm D
- Medium: 5.25" H x 2.6" W x 2.6" D
- Small: 8.5 cm H x 3.5 cm W x 3.5 cm D
- Small: 3.3" H x 1.4" W x 1.4" D
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Gelson Avorwlanu has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $150 and the most recent for $200.
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.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.