Painted Tin Elephant
Sale Price (non-members): $29.98
Sale Price (members): $26.98
Original Price: $50.00
What’s pink and gold and red all over? This Painted Tin Elephant by Zimbabwe’s talented Mukankha brothers. Resourceful, talented and eco-conscious, their make-you-smile sculptures recall similar works in our National Museum of African Art. Hand-painted and -shaped recycled tin. Natural variations will occur. 5.75"h. x 8.24"l. x 3"w.
Imagine yourself a traveler in Africa or Asia. Awed by the sights, you wander through the local shops, searching for something special to bring home to represent the cultures you’ve seen. Shop our mini world market and delight in these artisan offerings from Africa and India. Each of these lovely treasures is representative of holdings in our National Museums of African Art and Natural History.
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