HAND CARVED AND PAINTED, SOLID MAHOGANY BOWL International Shipping is already included in the price, through the post office registered mail, however should you wish to receive this treasure urgently please get in touch for a quote on courier costs
Hand carved and hand painted bowl painted by the craftsmen from Ghana Africa. Hand carved in solid mahogany wood is 6 inches / 15 cm in diameter. This is used either as a wooden storage bowl or as an ornament.
This is not mass produced but artists in Ghana sitting all day carving these items and hand painting them. As a result no two items are exactly the same. Making it more unique and a collectors item. We pride ourselves in sourcing treasures that you do not find in local shops or in many cases not even available on sale by other online shops.Very fine detail, beautifully hand carved and a rare piece. A definite for African art lovers and people that love to purchase collectors items. No two items are ever the precisely the same.
Mahogany has a straight, fine, and even grain, and is relatively free of voids and pockets. Its reddish-brown color darkens over time, and displays a reddish sheen when polished. It has excellent workability, and is very durable. These properties make it a favorable wood for crafting cabinets and furniture. Much of the first-quality furniture made in the American colonies from the mid 18th century was made of mahogany, when the wood first became available to American craftsmen. Mahogany is still widely used for fine furniture cabinet making, often used for musical instruments, particularly the backs, sides and necks of acoustic guitars, electric guitar bodies, and drum shells because of its ability to produce a very deep, warm tone compared to other commonly used woods such as maple or birch the wood can also be used for boat building and vehicle bodies.
The wood of African Mahogany the color of the wood can gradually change color through different seasons,