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Medium: One of a Kind Hand Carved Ebony Wood
Dimensions (in): 32" x 18" x 6"
Dimensions (cm): 81
.28 x 45.72 x 15.24
Region: Kenya
Approximate Age: 30 years (1988)
Availability: In Stock
Item Number: SF007
Condition: Excellent
Certificate of Authenticity Provided

Stunning crocodile sculpture made out of one piece of luxurious ebony wood. The crocodile is regarded as a sacred animal is parts of Africa. It represents protection, and is seen as a spiritual being that wards off evil. In Gambia, for example, the crocodile is even stamped on the country’s currency, and a sacred crocodile pool called Kachikaly serves as a prayer-ground for visitors.

Ebony Wood
Ebony wood is one of the most valuable, rare, and expensive types of wood in the world; prized for its dark core. Ebony trees (Diospyros) are generally small and slow growing. The Greek name for ebony is Diospyros meaning 'fruit of the gods' and this wood is famous for its dark beauty and opulence. Because of its high density, texture, and waxiness, it is ideal for the production of fine artwork.


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