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African wood mask, 'The Earth is Potent' - Artisan Carved Authentic African Mask from Ghana Curate

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The Earth is Potent Artisan Carved Authentic African Mask from Ghana

Abdul Aziz Mohamadu transforms seasoned sese wood into a beautiful African mask.... more

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Abdul Aziz Mohamadu transforms seasoned sese wood into a beautiful African mask. Embellished with applications of aluminum repoussé, the beautiful visage is at once serious and dramatic. An eagle poses atop its head. The artisan names his original mask Asaase ye duru mask, an Akan phrase meaning "the earth is potent."

  • 2.40 kgs
  • 5.3 lbs
  • 54 cm H x 19.5 cm W x 9 cm D
  • 21.25" H x 7.75" W x 3.5" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Abdul has four children of his own and and cares for an additional four. All eight children live with him and he treats them all as his own.

Abdul has a dream of establishing an art academy for carving and sharing the African culture that is so closely tried to wood carving. So far he has trained over 30 people but hopes that number can grow to be in the hundreds with an academy.

Since he started working with NOVICA, he has been able to grow his business. Through NOVICA and his determination, everyday he gets a little closer to his goal of empowering and training others in carving.

Abdul financially supports the education of his own four children and the four other children that live with him.

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"Striking, An Honor To Have In My Home. "

Received my second mask by Abdul Aziz, "The Earth is Potent" and again another truly magnificent piece. The design, coloring and use of metal are truly striking and the piece is large giving real sense of presence hanging on the wall. Very happy with purchase, a true honor to have in my home.

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Abdul Aziz Mohamadu

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Abdul Aziz Mohamadu

Hand-carved African masks

West Africa
8 artist reviews

8 Testimonials for Abdul Aziz Mohamadu

Joseph

Doral, FL

The mask I received is meticulously crafted. Every detail is beautifully created.

BflyBfreeBme

Garland, Texas

Beautiful Mask, love all the details. Thank you so much. I will purchase again from Abdul Aziz Mohamadu.

blkqueen48

Sacramento, ca

I just wanted to personal Thank You for my beautiful masks. Your passion and love in your work shows through the detail of your artistry.
 
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