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African Wood Mask Accented with Aluminum and Brass, "Perched Bird"

byDaniel Quarcoo: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (3)
Featuring round eyes, an open mouth, and a bird perched on top, this African... more

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Featuring round eyes, an open mouth, and a bird perched on top, this African mask is designed by Daniel Quarcoo. He works with local artisans who hand carve this long, oval mask from sese wood. The black mask is accented with gleaming pieces of embossed aluminum and brass, which evoke traditional scarification practices.

  • 0.67 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs
  • 39 cm H x 13 cm W x 8 cm D
  • 15.25" H x 5" W x 3.1" 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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Norman

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08/28/2021

"A nice addition to my collection"

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Meticulously crafted. This is a beautiful piece of art for my collection and is also the right size and design for my Christmas cultural decor. However it is smaller than expected because the stand is included in the stated measurement.

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Great art. Cultural.

Best Uses

  • Wall or table
  • I also include on my Christmas tree

Purchased Item:

Striking Beauty, Handmade African Sese Wood Tabletop Mask from Ghana

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Joseph

From Florida

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07/07/2021

"Beautiful piece"

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It really is made with love and care and that is evident. The super tiny dots painted on the face have been carefully placed and meticulously plotted out. I give full credit to this artist and the patience put into putting out this beautiful piece of work!

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Maria

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09/06/2020

"Amazing!"

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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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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

Daniel has four children that he cares for and supports.

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