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Praying Figure Coke Cans Sculpture South African Art

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Title Praying Figure Coke Cans Sculpture South African Art
Type of Object Nativity piece, figurine
Country of Origin South Africa
People Unspecified
Materials can strips, wire.
Approximate Age Contemporary
Dimensions 9-12 inches H.
Overall Condition Good. Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners. Small splits, scrapes and cracks are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use. We examine each piece carefully when we receive it and report any damage we find in our listings. Please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage.

Picture is an Example, yours will be similar. Sizes vary from 9-12 inches. You are buying one figure per order.

These figures are made from recycled materials including sheets from cans and wire. They are handmade by nknown artists in South Africa.

The process of creating such objects is not easy and can take days to be completed. The subjects are found in the artist own environment. Animals and cars are among the most popular subjects. Christian characters themes including nativity are well-known pieces from South Africa made of various medium including beadwork, and recycled materials. The pictured figures of Angels would add a unique piece in your collection of Christian figures.

Handcrafted in the largest informal settlement in South Africa. Orange Farm (basically a squatter town of shacks) located about 28mi (45km) from Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, is home to many Zimbabweans in-exile.