Kenya Figural Wood Bust
A Kenyan wood-carved bust is a sculpture made from a single piece of wood by skilled Kenyan artisans. These busts are typically carved out of hardwood, such as ebony or mahogany, and are known for their intricate details and realistic features.
These busts usually depict the head and shoulders of a human figure, often with intricate patterns carved into the hair, face, and clothing.
Kenyan wood-carved busts are highly prized for their craftsmanship and cultural significance. They are often used as decorative objects in homes, offices, and museums, and can also be given as gifts.
Many Kenyan wood-carved busts are inspired by traditional African art and feature tribal motifs and designs. They are often created using traditional tools and techniques, such as chisels and knives, and may be finished with natural oils or wax to bring out the righ colors and patterns of the wood.
Approximate Age: 20th Century