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Authentic African Mask Handcrafted in Ghana, "Opanyin"

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Carved by hand, this African mask represents Opanyin, an "elderly person" in the... more

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Carved by hand, this African mask represents Opanyin, an "elderly person" in the Akan language. Theophilus Sackey covers the features with hand-embossed aluminum and carves rich textures on the head and eyes. Subtle color further enhances a mask of elegance and beauty.

  • 1.19 kgs
  • 2.6 lbs
  • 43.5 cm H x 19.5 cm W x 9 cm D
  • 17.25" H x 7.75" W x 3.5" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • 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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35

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01/29/2021

"My favorite color is purple"

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Just as you see it. It displays marvelously on my wall and the color is simply wonderful and calming.

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Queen Idia, Hand Carved and Painted African Wood Mask

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01/09/2021

"I love this Artwork!"

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I collect anything to do with rhinos and this mask looks even better in person. It is beautifully carved and is just stunning. I am very happy I purchased it.

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04/24/2020

"Now part of my dads collection"

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I bought this for father who loves to collect masks from around the globe. He loved it. It is now on the wall in his study.

Purchased Item:

Ghanaian Bull, Hand Carved African Bull Sese Wood Wall Mask

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Kim

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11/27/2019

"Incredible detail"

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Such a beautiful mask, a new favorite in our collection. Stunning! Excellent craftsmanship.

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Leo

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11/26/2019

"Amazing Art"

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Really Happy with the piece. Goes well in the hallway and great conversation piece. Smaller than expected but Great Quality and price. Offers a powerful vibe for the house.

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11/09/2019

"Brown rhino"

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Beautifully crafted and painted. Great job to the artisan.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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

Theophilus Sackey has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $1200.

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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