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ITEM#: 13923565This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
The Gabogi people of Nigeria celebrate a good harvest during the Mashgu Festival, when the chief wears the Bariwa or Authority mask. Abdul Aziz Mohamadu hand-carves a faithful replica from African sese wood and embellishes the mask with embossed aluminum.
- Materials: Sese wood, aluminum
- Color: White, yellow, black, red
- Dimensions: 16.9 inches high x 5.1 inches wide x 2.4 inches deep
Story Behind the Art:
'I always knew I wanted to paint, but I wasn't sure I could make a living out of it, so I thought I should look into other fields too,' recalls Abdul Aziz Mohamadu. 'I observed master carver Musa at his workshop for a period of time, then I picked up a log of wood and started carving out a mask as I had observed him doing. This surprised Musa and he was willing to help me perfect the skill. I developed a love for this new art, and that's how I eventually became a master carver too!'
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.
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|Color||Black, Brown, Red, White, Yellow|
|Dimensions||16.9 inches high x 5.1 inches wide x 2.4 inches deep|
|Country of Origin||Ghana|
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The colors are good, but the mask is a bit small.Read More
The masks are absolutely perfect in every respect they make great wall art for any room or for any one who collects masks. I would not hesitate to purchase another mask. The colors were as depicted in the picture and the craftmanship is fantastic, I now have four wish I had room for more. When purchasing these masks you also help the artist provide a better life for himself and thier families.Read More
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Hello 07infaith, this item is able to be wall mounted as well. Thank you for shopping with us.
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