Medium: One of a Kind Hand Carved African Clay Dimensions (in): Large: Height 8" x 5", Small: Height 5" x 3.5" Region: Kenya, East Africa Artist: Ben Apollo Age: 19 years (2003) Availability: In Stock, Available to Ship Immediately Item Number: CL001 Collection: Clay Heads by Ben Apollo Markings: Artist’s Signature Provenance Report: "Clay Head" Tear Sheet: "Clay Head" Condition: Excellent; Not previously owned; Undamaged Sourcing: Fair Trade Certificate of Authenticity Provided
We are proud to represent one of the finest clay sculptors in the world: Ben Apollo. Ben Apollo is entirely self-taught, focusing his themes primarily on the Masaai tribe. His work demands astounding attention to detail, from the hundreds of beads on one necklace, to the fibers of hair on a head. "Clay Head" is available in two sizes and multiple colors. Each piece is hand signed by Ben Apollo himself. “Clay Head” makes a memorable gift for your loved one's home or office, as this piece is hand crafted by one of the finest clay artists in the world.
The Maasai Tribe is an indigenous group of semi-nomadic people in Kenya and northern Tanzania. Due to their distinctive customs and dress and residence near the many national game parks and reserves of East Africa, they are among the most well-known tribes—a near constant presence.
Each piece is made out of natural African clay and is free from any dyes, stains, or varnishes. -- Which Piece Will I Get?: "Clay Head" is available in two sizes: small and large. First, choose your size.
Because Ben Apollo made each piece unique, there are various styles and colors we have available in each size. Upon request, you can choose the specific piece you prefer from the photos (which photo number you are referring to. For example: "Orange clay, female") and put it in a message in your cart when you check out. Otherwise, we will choose a piece at random. Please note pricing is not determined by style or color, it is only determined by size (large or small.)
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We also ship worldwide. Purchase the item of your choice and we will contact you shortly after with details on shipping and applicable taxes.