African Beauty Wall Mask in Embossed Aluminum on Wood, "Dzekpi"
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Daniel Quarcoo designs an original mask that embodies the concept of dzekpi or "beauty," in the language of Ghana's Ewe people. Predominately black, the mask's oval shape narrows at the bottom to form a chin. Aluminum plates, masterfully embossed by hand, adorn the cheeks and forehead. Quarcoo finishes this stunning mask with painted details.
- 0.46 kgs
- 1.0 lbs
- 33.5 cm H x 10.5 cm W x 6 cm D
- 13.25" H x 4.1" W x 2.4" D
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Thank you to the artist of this amazing elephant. I appreciate your wonderful talents. I have a collection of elephant statues and this is my favorite one. It will be special to me always.
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Up to 90 percent of Daniel's income comes from his NOVICA sales. His sales have been down recently and this worries him greatly since his whole family relies on him to provide for them, including his four children.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Daniel Quarcoo has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $200.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.