Handcrafted Sese Wood 'Jumbo Task' African Mask (Ghana)

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ITEM# 15271496
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    ITEM#: 15271496

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

    'Atiglinyi,' the Ewe word for elephant describes this mask by Daniel Nyadedzor, hand-carved of sese woof and adorned with brass. Such masks are given to someone who has been able to successfully achieve a huge and difficult assignment.

    Product Features:
    • Materials: Sese wood, brass
    • Color: Brown, yellow
    • Decorative
    • Hang on wall
    • Dimensions: 22.8 inches high x 7.5 inches wide x 3.5 inches deep

    Story Behind the Art:
    'After completing a course in auto mechanics, getting a job was difficult and neither my parents nor I could afford the high cost of the machinery I would need to set up on my own. I struggled by doing menial jobs, but I managed to save what I could until I had enough money to buy a small piece of land and raise a wooden store. I started buying finished carvings, and in the evenings I learned to carve these beautiful items. My inspiration comes through dreams, so when I wake up I immediately put the design on paper in order not to lose the idea.'

    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.


    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.


    Material Wood
    Worldstock Country Ghana
    Color Brown
    Product Features Handmade
    Dimensions 22.8 inches high x 7.5 inches wide x 3.5 inches deep
    Model Number 103126
    Country of Origin Ghana

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    • Safari

      I have a blend of design style but this piece added much value to my decor and it supports world trade well crafted

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    • Jumbo Tusk mask
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      Fair to good craftsmanship. Funky coating - paint/stain? Overstock shipping is another story. Arrived nearly 10 days after maximum prediction. 25 days from Ghana to CA.

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    • Conversation Piece!
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      Unusual design which prompted me to buy -- love it -- beautiful quality!

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    • NIce sculpture
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      This sculpture is exactly as advertised and has a truly authentic African look.

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    • Unique Item
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      Well carved, I think its a little on the dark side the colors dont stand out well. My husband thinks it looks like a scorpion crawling up the wall. Humm....... I like it, Its unique and looks good on the wall with the other masks I have. I also love that its part of NOVICA.

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