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Hand-Carved African Sandalwood Vase

Swahili Modern


  • Carved from a single piece of sandalwood, this Mozambican vase beautiful displays dried flowers, stems or feathers.

    African artisans create these naturally beautiful bowls through a process of hand-carving and hand-sanding. Each bowl incorporates the rough bark and inner wood of the tree.

    Measures 3"L x 2.5"W x 10.5-11"T; size may vary slightly.

  • Mabanda is a wood carving artist from Mozambique who works and resides in a carver community. He was born into a family heritage of carving, which has helped him to become one of Mozambique's most talented woodcarving artists. Mabanda has a workshop on his home plot and frequently works with his brothers, Sergio and Santinho.

Vendor: Swahili Modern

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