This beautiful tribute to motherhood and literacy in Africa is cast from bronze, using the lost wax method. A slender maternal figure in a skirt and head wrap reads to her baby.
An amazing value compared to similar bronze sculptures sold in the US, this unique work of African art adds beauty and meaning to any ledge in your home.
Measures 7"L x 3.5"W x 7.5"T. Some variation will occur.
Artisans in Burkina Faso convey the serene beauty of feminine Africa in bronze, cast with the lost wax method: the sculpture is carved in beeswax and a clay mold is formed around it, then the wax is melted away, leaving a void to fill with molten bronze.