African ethnic art hand carved wooden giraffe
This evening, Auld Curiosities is pleased to offer a piece of African ethnic art which we are selling on behalf of. This giraffe is hand carved from a single piece of wood smoothed and stained/painted with considerable restraint, giving a very pleasing effect. Both the carving and the decoration meld together to capture the elegant long lines and the tranquil nature of the animal. These carved pieces are often described as African tribal art and also as Safari Art. I have seen similar pieces attributed to the various tribes and locations within Africa – therefore I am reluctant to boldly state which tribe made this. Suffice it to say – it is eye catching and decorative. The giraffe stands 10 ½” (267mm) and stands on a base 3 1/8” (79mm) long and a maximum width of 2” (51mm). This is a pre-owned piece that has been very well cared for.
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