Sese Wood 'Man from the Stars' African Mask (Ghana)

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A close-fitting helmet crowns an elongated mask with diagonal eyes and aluminum repousse adorning the forehead and sensuous lips. By Eric Darko, this hand-carved sese wood mask is named Nsoroma, which means 'Star' in Ghana's Akan language.

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ITEM#: 13802562

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

A close-fitting helmet crowns an elongated mask with diagonal eyes and aluminum repousse adorning the forehead and sensuous lips. By Eric Darko, this hand-carved sese wood mask is named Nsoroma, which means 'Star' in Ghana's Akan language.

Product Features:
  • Materials: Sese wood, aluminum
  • Color: Brown
  • Decorative
  • Dimensions: 18.9 inches high x 5.9 inches wide x 2.8 inches deep

Story Behind the Art:
During school summer holidays, Eric Darko would visit his brother, who taught him how to carve. With help from his family, especially his brother, Eric was able to open his own workshop in the town where he grew up. Sese, a common wood harvested in eastern Ghana, is his primary material. Masks and profiles comprise the majority of his art. His inspiration comes naturally, although sometimes he carves based on his customers' ideas.

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Color Brown
Material Aluminum Wood
Worldstock Country Ghana
Dimensions 18.9 inches high x 5.9 inches wide x 2.8 inches deep
Materials Sese wood and aluminum
Model Number 143458

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