Handcrafted Sese Wood 'A Man of Wealth' African Mask (Ghana)

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    Ornate shapes are covered with handcrafted repousse in an opulent mask by Godfred France. He combines sese wood with brass and aluminum for an original mask named 'Ankono,' a Hausa word meaning 'wealth.'

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    ITEM#: 13755100

    This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.

    Ornate shapes are covered with handcrafted repousse in an opulent mask by Godfred France. He combines sese wood with brass and aluminum for an original mask named 'Ankono,' a Hausa word meaning 'wealth.'

    Product Features:
    • Materials: Sese wood, brass, aluminum
    • Colors: Dark brown, red, metallic gold
    • Decorative
    • Dimensions: 19.7 inches high x 7.1 inches wide x 3.2 inches deep

    Story Behind the Art:
    As a child, Godfred France used to make boats with worn-out metal utensils, which he'd float in water. 'Due to financial constraints, my parents could not further my education and so I had to drop out of school and join my uncle, who was a wood carver. Thanks to the woodcarving, I've been able to educate my four children and I know that with constant sales, I'll be able to give them a brighter future than I had. This motivates me to wake up each day to carve!'

    What is Worldstock?

    The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.

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    Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days.

    Specs

    Features
    Style Contemporary Novelty Other
    Material Aluminum Brass Wood
    Worldstock Country France Ghana USA
    Color Black Multi
    Dimensions 19.7 inches high x 7.1 inches wide x 3.2 inches deep
    Materials Sese wood, brass and aluminum
    Model Number 182841

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