Project Description

African Hand Carved Wooden Colonial Figures

These African home decorative wooden figures of art, known as Colonial Figures from the Ivory Coast, are individually hand-carved from wood, representing an unusual mix of African and European cultures. There is no two men/woman alike, and they stand on their own.  They come in a large variety of colors and they are all dressed in “colonial clothes.”  The men either wear pith helmets (normally hand-carved by Christians) or Fez hats (mostly carved by Muslims.)  These colonial figures are more striking in pairs or groups of 3 or more.  There is a large range of sizes including life size (meaning the colonial figures have almost normal size figures, as far as, the width goes.  In plain English, they’re not so skinny.

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Size range from approx. 94cm – 2 Meters tall. (The 94cm – 1.4 Meter ones have a minimum of 4 per order)