Carpenter Figure

This is an unusual wooden carving of a carpenter, carrying a sword in one hand, and a hammer in the other. He is wearing European clothing, consisting of a collared shirt, a pair of shorts, and a cap. He has a segmented neck.

Further Information

  • Type: Figures, sculpture
  • Object: Carpenter Figure
  • Materials: Wood
  • Culture Group: Mende
  • Dimensions: Unknown
  • Production Date: Pre 1971
  • Associated Places: Poteru, Pujehun (Place collected)
  • Associated People: Mr. Vandi Koroma, Pujehun (Trader)
  • Museum: Sierra Leone National Museum
  • Accession Number: SLNM.1971.07.08

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