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West African Hand Crafted Wood and Aluminum Plated Male Mask

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SKU: 306211
Description
Ghanaian designer Winfred Ansah Okoampah works with a local artisan to create this stunning mask from local sese wood. The artisan cuts and carves the wood into Winfred's own design and the mask is then dried for weeks, before being sanded and painted. The artisan uses aluminum plate to cover the front of the mask, except for the eyes, lips and neck, which they then etch intricate details on. The result of all of this hard work is an impressive and striking arrangement, which would add a fantastic cultural accent to the home.
  • Sese wood, aluminum plate
  • 5.79 lbs
  • 24 inches H x 9.8 inches W x 5.5 inches D
  • Made in Ghana

Meet the Artist

Winfred Ansah Okoampah

All the GOOD

  • Caring for Children
    Caring for Children
  • Job Creator
    Job Creator
  • Microcredit Financing
    Microcredit Financing
  • Moving On Up
    Moving On Up
  • Preserving Traditions
    Preserving Traditions
  • Profound Impact
    Profound Impact

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

  • Job Creator
    Job Creator

    This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

    The Job Creator badge is awarded to artisans that positively impact their community through job creation and employ 2 or more artisans

  • 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. "

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