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Product ID: 110528

African wood mask, "Protective Star"

byWilson Aboagye: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (4)
A star person peers earthward from the sky, promising protection at night from... more

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A star person peers earthward from the sky, promising protection at night from the evil ones. Wilson Aboagye carves a beautiful Ghanaian mask, its dark, polished contours are embellished with brass repoussé. It depicts the star god revered by people in the area of Aburi in Eastern Ghana.

  • 1.00 kgs
  • 2.2 lbs
  • 16 cm H x 27 cm W x 5.5 cm D
  • 6.25" H x 10.75" W x 2.2" D

  • Sese wood and brass
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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4

Verified Reviewer

03/19/2017

"Absolutely Beautiful! !!"

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The mask is masterfully carved and now hangs in my living room as a treasured heirloom! Thank you again to the artisan!

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From Gilbert, Arizoona USA

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06/21/2016

"Perfect for Sanctuary"

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The title of the item was very important to me, as well as how the piece would fit into my personal sanctuary of African and Jamaican art.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist is working with some sort of disability ranging from mental or physical and includes conditions such as being handicapped physically, or perhaps having a condition such as autism. This is also awarded to artists that employ other artists with disabilities.

Wilson Aboagye has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $100. Proceeds were used to buy raw materials for his workshop to continue production.

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

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

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.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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