African Ghanaian Masks(40 items)
Welcome to the African Ghanaian Mask Collection at NOVICA.
Featured Reviews on African Ghanaian Masks
Nice grouping of small masks.
My brother loves the details of the masks and they will go with his collection. They are actually hand size and just right for a mantle or to fill in a small space, even place them in a shadow box.
This mask is a beautiful addirion to my collection and depiction of looking at the past in order to learn for the future
This is pure art! The various woods and metals comprising the design are beautifully integrated to enhance the overall subject.
K. Baka Paintings and batik art
"For my paintings, many a time I see them in dreams and visions before I actually paint them. So in the morning I organize my materials and start painting."
“I have now been working with Novica for 15 good years. I call it good because indeed the past 15 years have been full of good opportunities.
“Aside from seeing a change in my business, I have also seen a change in the way I do things and my level of... read more
Popular African Ghanaian Masks
African Wood Mask, "Protect the Forest"
This long, narrow face could appear in the trunk of a tree, crowned by slender branches. Carved by hand from seasoned African African rubberwood, it is the expert handiwork of Abdul Aziz Mohamadu. "This mask is used by the Gonja people of Northern Ghana," he explains. "It is used to protect their forest, which they believe is the resting place of their ancestors." Named – a Gonja word that means "protect the jungle," it receives its white coloration from applications of clay.
Ghanaian Hand Made Sese Wood Masks with Metal (Pair), "Akan Chief II"$59.99
This regal pair of handcrafted masks is the original design of Ghana's Abdul Aziz Mohamadu. The artisan carves the masks from sese wood and adorns both with plates of embossed aluminum, featuring patterns reminiscent of tribal scarification. The artisan names the masks , which means "chief" in the Twi dialect of Ghana.
Colorful Handcrafted Bird African Mask, "Akan Anoma"$129.95
With the privilege of experience, Ghanaian artisan Awudu Saaed creates the original design of this spectacular mask. He incorporates the artistic style of the Akan people as he carves the sese wood mask by hand with an (bird) on the forehead. Saaed uses colorful glass beads to decorate the mask's face as well as embossed brass on the eyelids and around the face.
Saaed works with available brass plates to make a one of a kind version of his original design.