ARTIAF presents its selection of contemporary wooden sculptures made in Gabon by the best craftsmen in the region.
Wood carving is a technique that is practiced by removing material. It also refers to the work made of wood.
Although the practice of wood carving is very old, clay sculpture remains the first technique and the first material used for sculpture. Woodcarving is a skill recognized by the Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage in France.
"The old sage fang", wooden sculpture of artisanal type for ornament. Very original, this work in the form of a large mask comes from the Fang ethnic group of Gabon. Dimensions: Height: 40 cm, width: 33 cm
Original and well-made wooden sculpture. The "mvett player" is a work of art inspired by the fang tradition including both a musical instrument and a set of warrior stories. Height: 40 cm, diameter: 33 cm
This wooden art object represents a trevally. A species of oceanic fish in the family Carangidae. This decorative sculpture also evokes the beauty and richness of African fauna in general and particularly that of Gabon.
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Beautiful decorative wooden sculpture representing a Citroën 2CV AZAM American version years 1965. The Citroën 2 CV (for "two horses"), colloquially called Deuche or Deudeuche, is a popular French car produced by Citroën between 7 October 1948 and 27 July 1990. The 1939 prototype and the last...
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Decorative wooden sculpture representing a Citroen 2CV AZU (utility version), a collector's car from the 1960s. The Citroën 2 CV is a popular French car produced by Citroën between 7 October 1948 and 27 July 1990. The 1939 prototype and the last model from 1990.
Magnificent statuette representing the black panther of Gabon. A feline of the subfamily Pantherinae that has a tawny coat spotted with rosettes. This sculpture also evokes the beauty and richness of African fauna in general and Gabon in particular.