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ITEM#: 13459864This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
A mask of handsome artistry, it was once believed to confer power and strength to the warriors of the Bete tribe, from Cote d'Ivoire. Salihu Ibrahim crafts an extraordinary replica mask featuring two horns, symbols of power, and the tip of a sword.
- Colors: Brown
- Decorative mask
- Materials: Sese wood with jute trim
- Dimensions: 11.4 inches high x 6.7 inches wide x 3.5 inches deep
Story Behind the Art:
'Upon the death of my father, I was sent to live with one of my father's closest friends, a renowned traditional carver to the then Akwamu chief and the people of Akwamu,' Salihu Ibrahim says. 'I worked with him for about 15 years, during which time I learned the styles and techniques of the Ashanti and Akwamu people. My work began to flourish and achieve recognition, and today, I myself have apprentice carvers working with me to learn the art of carving.'
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|Country of Origin||Ghana|
|Dimensions||11.4 inches high x 6.7 inches wide x 3.5 inches deep|
|Country of Origin||Ghana|
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