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Hand Carved - Home Accents

 

Hand-carved Bobwhite Quail and Chick
Hand-carved Bobwhite Quail and Chick
(Based on 4 reviews)
Category: Home Décor/Home Accents

Artist Richard Morgan hand-carves this charming bobwhite quail and chick in his Connecticut studio, with antique decoys as his inspiration. The New York Times called Morgan “one of the nation’s best-known decoy carvers.” Named for the sound of their distinctive whistle, these secretive birds are found all over the U.S. Although bobwhites are a solitary species, family groups called coveys can be spotted during late summer roosts.


$129.00
$49.99
Zimbabwe Lion Sculpture
Zimbabwe Lion Sculpture
(Based on 14 reviews)
Category: Home Décor/Home Accents

The population of lions in the wild has been decimated since the mid-20th century. Zimbabwe, where this fierce lion is hand-carved from rapoko soapstone, is one of only a handful of countries where these kings and queens of the jungle are still found in the wild. Please accept variations in each unique stone.


$49.00
$6.99
African Shona Elephant Sculpture
African Shona Elephant Sculpture
(Based on 12 reviews)
Category: Home Décor/Home Accents
Shona art, created by Zimbabwe's largest tribe, is one of the most significant art forms to come out of Africa in the 20th century. Family relationships, such as this pair, are often represented by the animal kingdom in Shona art. The artists believe that their chiseling and polishing releases the spirit form that is trapped within the rapoka stone. As each piece is one of a kind, please expect variation in the color and veining of the stone.
$78.00
Soapstone Kenyan Nativity
Soapstone Kenyan Nativity
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Category: Home Décor/Home Accents

Western Kenya’s Kisii tribe live in the rich agricultural highlands in Nyanza. In addition to farming crops like sorghum and millet and raising livestock on their lands, the Kisii have a strong craft tradition that includes basketry and soapstone carving. Soapstone is easy to carve and is quarried in the nearby Tabaka Hills. Intricate patterns featuring interlocked loops and cut-outs are a hallmark of Kisii carving style.


$49.00