African Brown Masks(704 items)
Welcome to the African Brown Mask Collection at NOVICA.
Featured Reviews on African Brown Masks
The details are so precise from the hatch marks to the hammered metal and the gentle shading from green to black in the middle. This is truly a work of art! I love it!
Gallery Wall of African Art Newly Added Addition
This mask makes an excellent addition to the gallery wall in my dining room. The detail is exquisite and I received so many comments on it. Everyone is awed!
Salihu Ibrahim Hand-carved wood masks and sculptures
"I worked with the chief's head carver for about 15 years, during which time I learned the various styles and techniques of Ashanti and Akwamu traditional methods of wood carving."
"My name is Salihu Ibrahim, and I was born in the eastern region of Ghana in 1964. My father... read more
Popular African Brown Masks
Painted Sese Wood and Aluminum Wall Mask from Ghana, "Elephant Strength"$61.99
Artisan Rapheal L. Commey of Ghana designs and hand-carves this unique wall mask. Aluminum plates with circle motifs enhance the sese wood face, which is finished with paint and clay. At the top of the mask's head, the artisan carves a small elephant whose trunk extends to form the mask's nose. The artisan calls the mask , which means "elephant" in the Ga language.
Ornate Hand Carved African Mask with Embossed Brass, "Peace Be Unto You"$47.99
Quiet features exude tranquility and good will in this elegant African mask. Adorned with richly embossed brass, the design arises from artisan Rita Addo Zakour's own imagination. She names the exquisite piece which means "peace be unto you" in the Ewe language.
Original African Tribal Dance Mask Crafted in Wood and Metal, "Frafra Dancer"$79.99
Awudu Saaed is inspired by the art and customs of the Frafra people for the design of this extraordinary mask. Known also as Fare-fare, they reside in northern Ghana and southern Burkina Faso. In Saaed's original mask design, the antiqued sese wood mask features a jute beard around the proud visage, and diagonal ridges on the crown representing braided hair. Magnificently embossed aluminum adorns the forehead and cheeks representing tribal markings.
Wood and Brass Wall Mask Hand Carved in Ghana, "Zodwa"$59.99
Ghanaian artisan Abdul Aziz Mohamadu creates this stunning mask using local rubberwood. He carves the wood by hand into his own design, before painting and polishing it over the course of two to three weeks. Stunning textured brass repoussé metalwork adorns the cheeks and forehead of the elongated face. Intricate copper wire work accentuates the brows, the nose, and the area around the nose and mouth of the mask. The artisan names the bold wall decor which is a Zulu word that translates to "only girls."