Hand Sculptured Bronze Burkina  Griot Musician with Xalam

Hand Sculptured Bronze Burkina Griot Musician with Xalam

$125.00Price

Made in Burkina Faso 10" Tall

Size: 6"L x 6"W x 10"T

Materials: Bronze 

 

Metal sculptors in Burkina Faso use a lost-wax casting method to create beautiful works of modern African art.

 

This stunning sculpture features a singing griot playing a string xalam instrument.

 

Across West Africa, griots utilized oral tradition to share history, praise, poetry, and cultural norms through music, recitation, and dance.

 

Sold singly, with complementary griot sculptures available.

 

Because this is a handmade creation, each will vary slightly.

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