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African wood mask, 'Tigari Healer' - Antiqued Tigari Style Hand Carved African Wood Mask

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Antiqued Tigari Style Hand Carved African Wood Mask, "Tigari Healer"

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Salihu Ibrahim recreates a Tigari mask that was uncovered in Ghana in 1890. Of... more

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Salihu Ibrahim recreates a Tigari mask that was uncovered in Ghana in 1890. Of Moshie origin, a Tigari was a person endowed with special powers. This person could be a man or a woman and could heal, predict the future, indicate the best place for fishing and hunting and even influence the outcome of war. The mask is hand-carved from sese wood and given a subtly antiqued finish.

  • 1.43 kgs
  • 3.2 lbs
  • 67 cm H x 18 cm W x 15 cm D
  • 26.5" H x 7" W x 6" D

  • Sese wood, clay
  • 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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120

Tatyana

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01/21/2022

"Beautiful elephant"

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Im a big fan of Salihu Ibrahim and this mask is another addition to my collection. Well done again Salihu Ibrahim!

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Guro Elephant II, Hand Carved Guro Elephant Mask Made in West Africa

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Oumarou

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11/20/2021

"Excellent"

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Extremely good quality highly pleased. thank you .came as advertised and nicely packaged.incredibly satisfied.

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Oumarou

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11/20/2021

"Excellent"

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Extremely good quality highly pleased. thank you .came as advertised and nicely packaged.incredibly satisfied.

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Barbara

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11/09/2021

"I love this mask"

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This mask is magnificent! Even better than the picture.

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Kindly River Goddess, Congo Zaire Wood Mask

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Denise

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10/24/2021

"Love this piece"

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Just a wonderful addition to the pieces of I have already collected

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Baule Moon Blessing, Handmade Blue Wood Baule Tribe Decorative Wall Mask

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Tatyana

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09/18/2021

"by Salihu Ibrahim always the best"

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Love this little mask by Salihu Ibrahim Salihu never let me down, love look, quality and small size. Fits perfectly my collection.

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Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Salihu Ibrahim has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1250 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to expand his workshop by hiring additional carvers.

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

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

Job Creator

Job Creator

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

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Caring for Children

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