Sese Wood 'Harvest Chief' African Mask (Ghana)

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

The Gabogi people of Nigeria celebrate a good harvest during the Mashgu Festival, when the chief wears the Bariwa or Authority mask. Abdul Aziz Mohamadu hand-carves a faithful replica from African sese wood and embellishes the mask with embossed aluminum.

Product Features:
  • Materials: Sese wood, aluminum
  • Color: White, yellow, black, red
  • Decorative
  • Dimensions: 16.9 inches high x 5.1 inches wide x 2.4 inches deep

Story Behind the Art:
'I always knew I wanted to paint, but I wasn't sure I could make a living out of it, so I thought I should look into other fields too,' recalls Abdul Aziz Mohamadu. 'I observed master carver Musa at his workshop for a period of time, then I picked up a log of wood and started carving out a mask as I had observed him doing. This surprised Musa and he was willing to help me perfect the skill. I developed a love for this new art, and that's how I eventually became a master carver too!'

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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Material Wood
Worldstock Country Ghana USA
Color Black Red White Yellow
Dimensions 16.9 inches high x 5.1 inches wide x 2.4 inches deep
Materials Sese wood, aluminum
Model Number 176395

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  • Mask

    The colors are good, but the mask is a bit small.

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  • African Masks

    The masks are absolutely perfect in every respect they make great wall art for any room or for any one who collects masks. I would not hesitate to purchase another mask. The colors were as depicted in the picture and the craftmanship is fantastic, I now have four wish I had room for more. When purchasing these masks you also help the artist provide a better life for himself and thier families.

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