Brown Wood Masks(136 items)
Welcome to the Brown Wood Mask Collection at NOVICA.
Featured Reviews on Brown Wood Masks
Stunningly beautiful Ganesha!
This Ganesha carving is absolutely breathtaking. The grain and coloring of the wood add to the singular beauty of this piece. And the intricate details demonstrate what a labor of love this work is for the artist. I know Ganesha will be bestowing happiness in my home for decades to come.
Made Mulyani Hand-carved wood masks and panels
"My parents and my brother taught me to make sculptures. I started by watching them carving wood at home. I was excited with the final results and worked hard at learning how to create them."
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Popular Brown Wood Masks
Balinese Eagle Mask, "Garuda the Eagle"$119.99
Garuda is a mythical, gigantic eagle-like bird. On a level comparable to that of the gods and their infinite might, Garuda was designated Lord Vishnu's vehicle for traveling between heaven and earth. Carved by hand from acacia wood, this splendid mask is the work of Made Mulyani.
Please note that wood color and grain can vary significantly from one piece to the next; this makes each mask a unique piece of art.
Ghanaian Handmade Small Decorative Wood Masks (Pair), "Ntaafo"$57.99
This complementary pair of small masks is created by Ghanaian artisan Victoria Agyepomaa. Both are hand-carved from native sese wood and accented with plates of embossed brass as well as twisted copper wire. Despite their petite size, the artisan's attention to detail makes the pair of masks portable works of art. means "twins" in the Akan language of Ghana.
Nigerian Wood Mask, "Harvest Joy"$59.99
A serious expression belies the joy of an abundant harvest. Carved and painted by hand, this handsome mask comes from Abdul Aziz Mohamadu. "It is used by the Chamba people of Nigeria during the Chambalare festival, which celebrates the end of the hunger suffered in the olden days," he says. "Farmers wear the mask to remember the days of severe hunger. Although the festival is joyous and filled with merrymaking, the sight of this mask reminds people to keep their crops well and waste nothing." He names this piece a Hausa word meaning "Worried."