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African wood mask, 'Powerful Ohene' - African King Wall Mask Crafted with Wood Aluminum and Brass

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African King Wall Mask Crafted with Wood Aluminum and Brass, "Powerful Ohene"

This mask of a powerful visage personifies an Akan Ohene (King) in an original... more

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This mask of a powerful visage personifies an Akan Ohene (King) in an original design by Ghana's Abdul Aziz Mohamadu. He works with seasoned sese wood, carving the wall mask by hand and decorating it with regal accents embossed in aluminum to shape a crown, and in brass on the face to resemble tribal markings. The headdress, eyes and lips are painted reddish-brown.

  • 0.39 kgs
  • 0.9 lbs
  • 34 cm H x 13 cm W x 5 cm D
  • 13.5" H x 5" W x 2" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum, brass
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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Katie

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03/31/2022

"Distinctive mask"

This was a gift to my husband for his mask collection. it looks great with the other masks and my husband really likes it. The red accents make it stand out.

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  • Wall display

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Powerful Ohene, African King Wall Mask Crafted with Wood Aluminum and Brass

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  • This was a gift for: Husband
  • Occasion: anniversary

Young hee

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03/18/2020

"good"

I recommend a nice mask.

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Powerful Ohene, African King Wall Mask Crafted with Wood Aluminum and Brass

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Angela

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05/30/2022

"Beautiful piece"

I love the detail of this piece!!

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Deirdre

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05/29/2022

"Beautiful , captivating and colorful."

Ive been a collector of african masks for many years. This mask was irresistible for me as are all of Abduls work. He is exceptional and prolific, one artist that I admire greatly. So proud to have this inspiring mask on my wall. Thank you Abdul for all that you do.

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Angela

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05/28/2022

"Another great piece"

I added this piece to my growing collection. I love it !!

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Yolanda

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05/27/2022

"Love IT"

I love my new mask; always excited when I get my goodies from Novica.

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Caring for Children

Caring for Children

Abdul has four children of his own and and cares for an additional four. All eight children live with him and he treats them all as his own.

Job Creator

Job Creator

Abdul has a dream of establishing an art academy for carving and sharing the African culture that is so closely tied to wood carving. So far, he has trained over 30 people but hopes that number can grow to be in the hundreds with an academy.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

Since he started working with NOVICA, he has been able to grow his business. Through NOVICA and his determination, every day he gets a little closer to his goal of empowering and training others in carving.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Abdul Aziz Mohamadu has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to pay for improvements to his workshop.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Abdul financially supports the education of his own four children and the four other children that live with him.

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