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Akan wood mask, "Vigilant Hunter"

The Akan people of Ghana wear the Ahweyie mask to the ceremonies that honor... more

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The Akan people of Ghana wear the Ahweyie mask to the ceremonies that honor their hunters. Meaning "vigilance," the Ahweyie mask exudes courage and bravery. Wilson Aboagye carves an admirable sese wood mask that replicates the distinct artistry of the Akan people.

  • 0.54 kgs
  • 1.2 lbs
  • 43 cm H x 15 cm H x 7 cm H
  • 17" H x 6" H x 2.8" H

  • Sese wood
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Ships fast from USA.
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Desiree H.

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"Absolutely Beautiful! !!"

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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Good Chief Balumba, Artisan Crafted African Wood Mask

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From Gilbert, Arizoona USA

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"Perfect for Sanctuary"

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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