Wood sculpture, 'Classic Car' (Ghana)

Wood sculpture, 'Classic Car' (Ghana)
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Wood sculpture, 'Classic Car' (Ghana)
I admire foreign cars. That's why I create similar ones with wood, says Ghanaian artisan Francis Agbete. Carving African ceiba, or kapok wood, he depicts a classic car taking a group of friends for a ride.
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