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African mask, 'Senufo Kalao Bird' - Artisan Crafted African Mask Curate

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Artisan Crafted African Mask, "Senufo Kalao Bird"

Perched atop a handsome horned mask, a bird leans down to touch its forehead.... more

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Perched atop a handsome horned mask, a bird leans down to touch its forehead. Salihu Ibrahim carves the piece by hand in the style of the Senufo people of Mali and the northern Ivory Coast. "This is the shy kalao bird," the artisan explains. "Seeing one is a good omen, as they are symbols of peace."

  • 1.28 kgs
  • 2.8 lbs
  • 45 cm H x 22 cm W x 14 cm D
  • 17.75" H x 8.75" W x 5.5" D

  • Sese wood
  • 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
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

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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31 Testimonials for Salihu Ibrahim

Guest

I gasped when I opened the box to find this River Goddess Mask. It is even more beautiful than in the picture! The craftsmanship is very fine, and the overall effect is stunning. Gorgeous work!!

Richard

This mask was exactly what I was expecting in quality and beauty. Great craftsmanship.

Jane Jarboe

This intriguing and beautiful mask is a proud addition to our home.
 
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