Devine gourds - ART NOUVEAU VASE. This vase is fairly large, and is constructed from two almost perfectly round basketball gourds, and a couple of bits from other gourds. The internal gourd is carved through in an open work design, and then painted and metal leafed.
Cross Cultural Collaborative has a nice variety of Adinkra stamps from Ghana on their site. These are carved from gourds and have a
African Gourd Earrings - More tiny bottle gourds hand painted with African tribal designs.
American hand carved and painted heart-in-hand. Collection of Lester Breininger
Carved door and painted facade at Monastery of Santa Catalina, Arequipa, Peru