Protective Star

African wood mask

$49.99
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SKU: 110528
Description
A star person peers earthward from the sky, promising protection at night from the evil ones. Wilson Aboagye carves a beautiful Ghanaian mask, its dark, polished contours are embellished with brass repoussé. It depicts the star god revered by people in the area of Aburi in Eastern Ghana.
  • Sese wood and brass
  • 2.20 lbs
  • 6.3 inches H x 10.8 inches W x 2.2 inches D
  • Made in Ghana

Meet the Artist

Wilson Aboagye

All the GOOD

  • Caring for Children
    Caring for Children
  • Microcredit Financing
    Microcredit Financing
  • Moving On Up
    Moving On Up
  • Preserving Traditions
    Preserving Traditions
  • Profound Impact
    Profound Impact
  • Working with Disabilities
    Working with Disabilities

Your Purchase Makes a Difference

  • Caring for Children
    Caring for Children

    This artist supports children under the age of 18.

    The Caring for Children Badge is awarded to those artisans who support children under the age of 18

  • Microcredit Financing
    Microcredit Financing

  • Moving On Up
    Moving On Up

    This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

    The Moving On Up Badge is awarded to artisans that have more than doubled their income and improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA

  • Preserving Traditions
    Preserving Traditions

    This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

    The Preserving Traditions badge is awarded to artisans who use traditional techniques handed down through the generations, as well as artisans that craft culturally significant items, keeping these traditions alive. "

  • Profound Impact
    Profound Impact

    Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

    The Profound Impact badge is awarded to artisans where each purchase has a significant positive impact on their livelihood and income

  • Working with Disabilities
    Working with Disabilities

    This artist is working with some sort of disability ranging from mental or physical and includes conditions such as being handicapped physically, or perhaps having a condition such as autism. This is also awarded to artists that employ other artists with disabilities.

    The Working with Disabilities Badge is awarded to those artisans working with a variety of disabilities from physical to mental, including such conditions as being handicapped physically, or perhaps having a condition such as autism. This also applies to artisans that employ other artisans with disabilities