Culture Wood Masks(445 items)
Welcome to the Culture Wood Mask Collection at NOVICA.
Featured Reviews on Culture Wood Masks
Better than expected.
I have a large collection of masks from all over the world. This one is a beautiful addition. Unique and well made. Very detailed when you can hold it in your hands. Perhaps not a traditional style, but very artistic.
Museum Quality Jaguar Warrior
I received Face of a Warrior today and truly love it. Jose Canil Ramos is a very talented artist. This mask will have a prominent place in my house and will be greatly admired by everyone who lays eyes on it. There are scores of jaguar warriors out there created by some very talented artists. I have another jaguar warrior mask, which I also love, but this mask is more dramatic and compelling. When I saw it, I had to have it. Kudos to a skillful and talented carver!
I am an American, and have had an interest in Indonesian culture for much of my life. This mask of Bhoma the Protector is one of the most beautiful, if not the most beautiful mask I have ever seen come out of Bali. I was absolutely stunned when I opened the package. This beautiful piece by Made Mulyani was carved with love, compassion and an amazing amount of skill. I am truly appreciative of all the work she put into this. Even the wood itself was wonderful just to hold and feel. Further, the packaging so that the mask would make it safely to the U.S. was done with such care I have to mention that here too. Thank you Novica. Thank you Made Mulyani. I am so happy to have this treasure in my home. This mask without question truly is the soul of Bali.
Abdul Aziz Mohamadu Hand-carved African masks
"In 2000, I went into carving and since then I have never regretted it. But I haven't abandoned painting completely either."
Popular Culture Wood Masks
Artisan Hand Carved Unique Santa Claus African Mask, "Ghanaian Santa Claus"$94.99
Beloved around the world, Santa Claus is also present in West Africa, where some adults dress as Father Christmas, or "Papa Bronya." This is especially popular at parties, as Santa is the one who hands out gifts. Ali Mohammed depicts the benevolent character as an African mask. Carved by hand of sese wood, this image of "Father Christmas" brings a Ghanaian presence to holiday decor.
Batik Wood Mask in Blue and Multicolor from Java, "Blue Princess"$23.99
In tones of blue and multicolor, the face of a princess is decorated with luscious floral motifs. Javanese artisan Omi Setiawan crafts this mask from albesia wood, decorated using the batik method, where a wax resist is painted onto the surface before colorful dyes are applied. Traditional motifs are visible on the mask's forehead, nose, and cheek.
Artisan Crafted African Wood Wall Mask Igbo Peace Dance, "Dance for Peace"$77.99
Master carver Abdul Aziz Mohamadu designs this stunning wall mask featuring Igbo stylizations. Mohamadu call his original design , meaning "peace." In the tradition of Igbo dance masks, this one is carved by hand of rubberwood and lavishly adorned with a raffia beard. The face is adorned with ornately embossed aluminum plates as well as painted details. Applications of clay are used to give the wall mask the appearance of an aged piece.
Handmade Cultural Wood Mask, "Naga Basukih"$174.99
The imposing presence of Naga Basukih, the immortal gigantic dragon, inspires this mask by Nyoman Subrata. Menacing, symmetrical features strike a mood of terror, belying the protective nature of this creature. According to mythology, the Naga is the guardian of humanity and highly revered by the Balinese people. Shaped by hand from suar wood, this piece is sure to hypnotize any space.