This beautiful wooden handmade African mask is a detailed replica of the traditional crocodile masks used by natives in Ghana during spiritual ceremonies. Ghanaians believe that the mask represents the protective spirit of the crocodile....more
Celebrate your eclectic style with this handmade Ghanaian crocodile mask.
This artfully detailed piece is a replica of the traditional masks used by natives during spiritual ceremonies. Ghanaians believe the crocodile is a protector spirit. Tribal stories passed by word of mouth for generations say that in ancient times the crocodile carried the king's daughter safely across the river to protect her from an invading army.
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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.
18 in. x 3 in. x 7 in.
3 year - Overstock Limited Warranty
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This is a nicely carved mask, with a legend. It goes well with a safari theme. The only flaw I eecountered was the leather hanging strap. It was so-o-o old that it was rotten an crumbled in my hands. It was not difficult to replace. Just remove the tack and replace leather strap.
I ordered this mask from overstock.com, as I had ordered two others before (given them away), decided to go for my "African motif" in my bedroom (no swinging vines, though), and this looked nice in the website. I was extremely pleased with the item. There IS a hanging loop in the mask, so don't be afraid to order it. What pleased me the most is the enclosure from Overstock.com about the Worldstock Fair Trade, thanking me for my purchase and helping to support artisans around the world...."to connect them to a world who loves their work. Thank you for helping to make a difference in their lives with your purchase." Glad to do it and will probably purchase another to go on the other side of my "African Queen" lithograph hanging over my bed. Thank you Overstock for another wonderful item!!
Did the color match the color displayed onsite? Yes
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Excellent
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