Boule Sese Wood and Brass Mask , Handmade in Ghana

by African Creations
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ITEM#: 914194

Add a dramatic touch to your decor with this striking mask, handcrafted by artisans in the small tribal village of Foase in Ghana. The beautiful mask is carved from Boule Sese wood, and then embellished with intricately detailed brass accents. The stirring mask hangs easily from the loop attached to the back, making it the perfect way to add an exotic touch to your home.

  • Mask
  • From Ghana
  • Worldstock Item
  • Boule sese wood and brass
  • Approximately 10 inches long x 6 inches wide 

The Story Behind the Product

Akwasi Agyeman was born into a family of 12 children in the small tribal village of Foase in Ghana, West Africa. The family was so poor that Akwasi was limited to only a 7th grade education in order to help his father farm to feed the family. In 7th grade his teacher asked each of them to make something for art class. Akwasi produced a Fertility Doll as his project and amazed the teacher. Akwasi knew then he had a natural talent for carving. After ten years and with the help of Fair trade Akwasi is now married with two handsome boys. He employs 15 people and has built a small three bedroom house for his family. Akwasi and his fellow artisans hope you enjoy their work.

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.

Ships Carbon Neutral*


Material Brass, Wood
Color Brown
Condition New
Country of Origin Ghana
Product Features Handmade
Worldstock Worldstock
Dimensions 10 inches long x 6 inches wide
Model Number AC051
Country of Origin Ghana

Customer Reviews

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  • Most Helpful

  • Not as Pictured. Poor Quality.
    Verified Purchase

    The picture shows some details that are missing from the received item. The quality is rather poor. I have ordered another mask which was simply wonderful. This one is the opposite. I guess the masks are made by different people and thus their quality can vary.

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    marmat Apr 12, 2011
  • one of my favorite pieces!
    Verified Purchase

    The detail, size, and exagerated features on this piece, make it one of thee favorite mask that I currently have in my collection. It's easily worth the money. I only wish carried thousands' of mask, of this caliber.

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    Anonymous Sep 14, 2006
  • Most Recent

  • Fantastc
    Verified Purchase

    I was very happy with this purchase. It is worth more than I paid and added to my collection.

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    Tom D. Apr 23, 2017
  • heavy construction
    Verified Purchase

    a very nice piece to add to my son's collection

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    herstory50 Apr 22, 2017
  • Collector
    Verified Purchase

    I am a collector of sorts and I really like this mask. I needed one this shape and size, and it worked to fill the spot.

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    Stefanie K. Apr 6, 2017
  • New house purchase
    Verified Purchase

    Looks great in my new home

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    Geraldine T. Oct 14, 2016
  • Mrs. Janet Devereaux
    Verified Purchase

    Many compliments, still adorns my wall. Love it

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    Janet D. Jul 16, 2016

Questions & Answers

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    "Why did you choose this product?"

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      love masks

    • A:

      Because I am attempting to buy a house and I wanted to use it for a house warming gift for my wife. It seemed very appropriate for our new art scheme.

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      love the art

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      like facial expression

    • A:

      I have always loved African art, and when I saw these African themed masks, I was overjoyed at the selection and I will definitely be back to get more as my finances allow.

    • A:

      To add to my collection of masks, hanging on my living room wall.

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      I love African masks and statues and this really stood out to me!!

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