Item 0030 - Sculpture wooden hands holding globe

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ZA COM MR-T-7-5-0030


Sculpture wooden hands holding globe


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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 10/01/12

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Not clear if this is an award indeed, unknown origin

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Sculpture carved from dark cherry wood. Consists of square base and cube stand with two attached hands holding a sphere. The sphere is engraved with an outline of South Africa. The sphere was at one time glued to both thumbs of the hands, but has since detached.

There are no identifiable plaques or markings on the sculpture. It's origin is uncertain.

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0291

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