Workshop of Kane Kwei (Ghana)

Bible Coffin Lid, 1995

wood and paint

Measurements:
height 197 cm
Provenance:
Commissioned from Kane Kwei's workshop in Teshie, Ghana, 1994, The Estate of Ray Hughes
Exhibited:
Kane Kwei: Decorative Coffins from Ghana, 1996
Reference:
The Kane Kwei Carpentry Workshop is a studio established in Teshie, Ghana, since the 1950s. It is known for its design coffins that became symbolic of African artistic creativity as well as a contemporary interpretation of traditional burial ceremonies
  • EStimate $500 - $700
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