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ITEM#: 14976453This 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.
- Colors: Brown, yellow, red, metallic
- Materials: Sese wood, brass
- 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!'
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.
|Dimensions||19.8 inches high x 5 inches wide x 2.4 inches deep|
|Country of Origin||Ghana|
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.Read More
It is a pleasure to be able to look at this mask on my wall. It is a fine addition to my collection!Read More
Great Colors! matches my decor!Read More
This mask stands out and is simultaneously inconspicuous. Great addition to any room.Read More
good quality nice art work enjoyRead More
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