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Sese Wood and Brass 'Aziku' African Mask (Ghana)

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Worldstock
Carbon Neutral

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ITEM#: 14976453

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

Serious and elegant, this mask from Brong Ahafo in Ghana is worn during the yam harvest festival. Godfred France refers to it as the Aziku (celebration) mask and carves it by hand from sese wood and details is with embossed brass and festive colors.

Product Features:
  • Colors: Brown, yellow, red, metallic
  • Materials: Sese wood, brass
  • Decorative
  • Dimensions: 19.8 inches high x 5 inches wide x 2.4 inches deep

Story Behind the Art:
As a child, Godfred France used to make boats with worn-out metal utensils, which he'd float in water. 'Due to financial constraints, my parents could not further my education and so I had to drop out of school and join my uncle, who was a wood carver. Thanks to the woodcarving, I've been able to educate my four children and I know that with constant sales, I'll be able to give them a brighter future than I had. This motivates me to wake up each day to carve!'

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.

Imported

Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days.

Specs

Features
Material Wood
Color Green
Country of Origin Ghana
Product Features Handmade
Worldstock Worldstock
Dimensions 19.8 inches high x 5 inches wide x 2.4 inches deep
Model Number 197611
Country of Origin Ghana

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  • Aziku
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    Did not care for this mask. it didn't scream at me when I open the protective packaging. colors were dull. I may repaint it.

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    bigfishdebbie56 Dec 6, 2016
  • Beautiful workmanship
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    It is a pleasure to be able to look at this mask on my wall. It is a fine addition to my collection!

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    Maryann Jun 7, 2016
  • Love it!
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    Great Colors! matches my decor!

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    sebanks Jul 7, 2015
  • Stands out
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    This mask stands out and is simultaneously inconspicuous. Great addition to any room.

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    Sandy M. Jul 6, 2015
  • Excellent mask
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    good quality nice art work enjoy

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    chaj Apr 4, 2015

Questions & Answers

  • Q:

    "Why did you choose this product?"

    • A:

      it appears to be a colorful mask/maybe just what I'm looking for to add to my collection.

    • A:

      Because it had great reviews and I wanted a hand carved mask from Africa

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Standard Return Policy:

Items must be returned in new or unused condition and contain all original materials included with the shipment. More Details

FINAL SALE EXCLUSION: Items marked as FINAL SALE are not returnable unless the problem you experience is the result of our error.

For your protection, all orders are screened for security purposes. If your order is selected for review, our Loss Prevention Team may contact you by phone or email. There may be a two business day delay to process your order.

** Most Oversize orders are delivered within 1-4 weeks. Some orders may take 6 weeks to be delivered.

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