Club Hand - Rhodesia  c.1930 For Sale
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Club Hand - Rhodesia c.1930

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A Rare hand shaped club - Rhodesia Africa c.1930 We are proud to offer a rare original hand carved club in the form of a hand, signed G. Tandi a well-respected artist from Zimbabwe (Rhodesia) Africa. This item is rare due its form, condition and carver. This item shows superb craftsmanship across this piece, with great detail, proportion and patina across the wooden surface. A highly collectable and decorative object dated the early part of the 20th Century. Dimensions in inches: 15” H x 4” W x 4” D Condition: This item is completely solid in structure and form, light fading and blemishes across the surfaces with a natural missing section at the hand of this carving, the pictures aim to illustrate the condition up close, please review all close up photos and propose questions before purchasing to avoid any disappointment. The History Gabriel Tandi was born in the late 19th Century and originated from Zimbabwe (Rhodesia) Africa. Tandi grew up practicing sculpting small sculptures of items such as frogs, birds and abstracts. Gabriel began to be a full time sculpture in 1910 and based himself in local Art Centers and shops. He found that many foreigners being interested in his work, so he decided to make his roots firm in the trade. G. Tandi’s work became very well-known and respected across most European country, America and Asian countries. He was nominated best creative sculpture at one of Africa’s major Art Centers in the early part of the 20th century. His work is still very desirable across most of Europe, America and Asia. He quotes “I drew most of my inspiration from the divine influence, especially from things I was surrounded by in my village and home town, my work is simple and primitive in form as I only create what I see in its simplest of forms”. Postage: Please get in touch in advance of a purchase if you based outside of the UK to clarify P&P on this item as this varies dependent upon your global location. Global shipping is possible so please view all shipping details as explained. With items of this fragile and rare nature we always recommend recorded/tracked postage with adequate insurance cover. This may cost a bit more, but at least you are covered from accidents that may take place whilst in transit. Disclaimer: We do our upmost to relay descriptions and the origin of items sold in our store. We also aim to visualise through pictorial reference the items that are for sold as best we can. The disclaimer is for the customer and makes sure assumptions that can sometimes be made are avoided. We always aim to make sure our customers are not disappointed or misinformed about items that are for sale in our store. For this reason we strongly recommend that relevant questions relating to the item in question are proposed to us directly, additionally all photographs are used as reference and as part of the advertisement. Shipping: We aim to ship your purchased item in 2 to 3 working days. The item is packed well and shipped via Parcelforce or Royal mail. Additional to this we used a few carefully selected couriers in the UK to deliver our most fragile or larger item. The courier option is applied at the buyers cost, so please get in touch with us directly for further information. Our promise: We believe in what we do, deliver what we say we will deliver, and make sure that our unique items are presented and delivered as we would expect them to be presented and delivered to us. Customer service and satisfaction is as important as the item itself and we believe this is why our customers keep coming back for more beautiful and unique item to decorate their lives with. Cancellation: We are unable to refund any item which is purchased unless the item is different from what is described in the advert stated. We go to a lot of effect to insure our customers are happy with their items and purchases. Therefore we strongly suggest the customer consider the purchase/view all pictures and close ups and propose as many questions via email before a purchase is made. We do no refund our customers if they choose to change their mind about the purchase unfortunately, we will however offer a full refund of the item (excluding postage) if the item once received is not as described, this however can only take place within 48hr of the item being received by the customer. Once an item has been received and if a cancellation has been agreed by our management team, the customer is liable for the cost and insurance of postage if the item needs to be sent back to us in London. Our promise: We believe in what we do, deliver what we say we will deliver, and make sure that our unique items are presented and delivered as we would expect them to be presented and delivered to us. Customer service and satisfaction is as important as the item itself and we believe this is why our customers keep coming back for more beautiful and unique item to decorate their lives with.

Details

  • In the Style Of
  • Place of Origin
    Zimbabwe
  • Date of Manufacture
    1930
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 15 in. x W 4 in. x D 4 in.H 38.1 cm x W 10.16 cm x D 10.16 cm
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    LU4304213542242
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