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African Wood Mask Carved by Hand with Colorful Beads, "Ntoboase I"

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From Rita Addo Zakour's "Ntoboase" series, this original mask... more

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From Rita Addo Zakour's "Ntoboase" series, this original mask represents "Patience," in the Akan language. The seed-like mask is carved by hand of African sese wood with brass insets on the eyelids and chin. Featuring a slender nose and pouting lips, the mask's cheeks are decorated with colorful glass beads.

  • 0.27 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • 25 cm H x 12 cm W x 7 cm D
  • 9.75" H x 4.7" W x 2.8" D
  • 26 cm H x 13 cm W x 14 cm D
  • 10.25" H x 5" W x 5.5" D

  • Sese wood and glass beads on plywood stand
  • Display stand included
  • 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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216

From Portland Oregon

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07/15/2020

"great quality"

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just love this mask with a stand great price

Best Uses

  • wall art

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Ntoboase I, African Wood Mask Carved by Hand with Colorful Beads

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From Florida

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05/29/2021

"Looks just like the photo"

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It gonna look awesome on my wall!

Best Uses

  • wall hanging

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05/06/2021

"Gorgeous!"

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These are amazing and can be worn with many different styles and color of apparel!

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Xoexe, Handmade Dangle Earrings of Natural Wood and Recycled Glass

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04/16/2021

"I cant stop buying these!!!"

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I have been such a hit with family and friends, buying this or, similar as a holiday gift!! Give it to someone who would not expect it and watch their reaction!!

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04/12/2021

"A Fun Pop of Color & Whimsy"

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These earrings are adorable. I love them! They are so colorful and bright. They bring a splash of color to any outfit I pair them with. The craftmanship is lovely. This was a great purchase. I recommend this product & the talented artist!

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Fun. Light weight. Whimsical. Unique. Playful.

Best Uses

  • To add a pop of color to any outfit, add color to an otherwise gray day - it's a mood elevator

Purchased Item:

Stacked Color, Multi-Color Wood Disc Beaded Dangle Earrings from Ghana

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Verified Reviewer

04/02/2021

"This is a real thing of beauty."

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This piece looks better up close and personal, than it does in the picture.

Best Uses

  • This piece sits on my audio stand

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Rita has three children. Two of them are currently in the university and one studies in a vocational school.

Rita Addo Zakour has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $2050. Proceeds were used to purchase raw materials such as wood and paints.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

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

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