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Authentic Bambara Art Handcrafted African Mask, "Bambara Woman"

This elegant African mask represents the art of Mali. Showing the characteristic... more

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This elegant African mask represents the art of Mali. Showing the characteristic downcast eyes and narrow, elongated features, its three antlers suggest the Bambara antelope tradition. Kobina Asmah carves the mask by hand and embellishes it with embossed brass and aluminum in a beautiful portrait of a Bambara woman.

  • 0.34 kgs
  • 0.7 lbs
  • 48 cm H x 8.5 cm W x 4.5 cm D
  • 19" H x 3.3" W x 1.8" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum and brass
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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Diana

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12/05/2019

"Adds beauty to my wall every time Iook at it."

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This mask is very well done and is just beautiful. It also has a power about it that is very appealing. Thank you for your excellent craftsmanship.

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Katarzyna

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07/04/2018

"Beautiful piece of authentic Art"

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I purchased Bambara Woman mask as a gift for a friend and she could not be happier with it. Beautiful design and detail-oriented craftsmanship. Thank you!

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Bambara Woman, Authentic Bambara Art Handcrafted African Mask

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Margaret

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04/10/2022

"Happy in my home!"

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Took ages to come but is utterly beautiful. I have to thank the artisan from the bottom of my heart for such a treasure. My beautiful Sankofa

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Wanda

From Gilbert, Arizoona USA

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03/04/2022

"Became My Family Tradition"

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Knowing that prayer is a very important part of my life, it was an easy decision to purchase this wall sculpture for each of my grandsons. God has blessed me with four grandsons and Im forever thankful.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Grandson
  • Occasion: 'just because'

Jane Jarboe

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02/17/2022

"Absolutely love the Spirit Antelope"

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The moment I took the Spirit Antelope out of the box, I loved it. The craftsmanship is stunningly beautiful.I am thrilled. Thank you, Kobina Asmah.

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Spiritual Antelope, Sese Wood and Recycled Plastic Antelope Mask from Ghana

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Ted

From Bay Area . California

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11/17/2021

"Love it."

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I wish he would have made it much larger. Its perfect. It always captures my attention.

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Enabling Education

Enabling Education

With the help of his income from NOVICA, Kobina was able to support his children and their education. They are now grown up and able to support themselves. Kobina sees education as something very important to him and his heart breaks when he sees children walking around or working instead of attending school. He currently helps support four children of single mothers and pays for their education. The oldest one is about to graduate high school and it has been his dream to attend university. Kobina is working hard to save and gather funds to help him achieve his dream and further his education.

Profound Impact

Profound Impact

Most of Kobina's income is from NOVICA and, although sales have been good recently, a large portion of his income goes to supporting the education of four children. Paying for their education is a huge financial burden but is a constant motivation for him to create and sell more designs.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Kobina Asmah has received 8 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $100 and the most recent for $500. Proceeds were used to invest in a bulk purchase of wood, aluminum plates, and sandpaper.

Job Creator

Job Creator

Kobina is a conceptual artist, designer and finisher. He depends on carvers to help him bring his designs to life. Every product purchased helps support him and those he works with.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

Kobina started out with very a very humble income and has now been able to increase it every year further enabling him to support himself and his community.

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

Kobina has two children of his own and helps support the education of four other children in his community.

Elder Master

Elder Master

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

 
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