African mother with child wood carving faces

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This statuesque carving of an African mother and child is a sculptural masterpiece in many ways.  The sculpture is uniquely balanced on a small triangular base.  Given the height of the piece, it is very dramatic. The perspective and sculpting detail – especially in the faces - is that of a master carver.  The dark wood grain is beautiful and the very hard African wood polishes beautifully. This sculpture is well balanced but it should be displayed in a safe place so that it doesn't get bumped. Very hard African wood.

Dimensions: 26"/66 cm x 5.5"/14.5 cm x 4.5"/11.5 cm