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ITEM#: 13923597This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
By Abdul Aziz Mohamadu of Ghana, this mask used by the Kaduna people in Nigeria represents a protective spirit. The mask is hand-carved from African sese wood and features embossed aluminum.
- Materials: Sese wood, aluminum
- Color: Brown, white, yellow, black
- Dimensions: 18.5 inches high x 6.7 inches wide x 2.8 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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|Dimensions||18.5 inches high x 6.7 inches wide x 2.8 inches deep|
|Country of Origin||Ghana|
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