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Product ID: 223964

Authentic Hand Carved Akan Tribe African Mask, "Star Deity"

byAbdul Aziz Mohamadu: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (82)
A radiant star appears on the forehead of this beautiful African mask, and... more

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A radiant star appears on the forehead of this beautiful African mask, and embossed aluminum creates rich textures. By Abdul Aziz Mohamadu, the personage is none other than Nsoromma, the star god. The Akan people appease Nsoromma, who they believe can curse them with sickness.

  • 0.41 kgs
  • 0.9 lbs
  • 41 cm H x 13.5 cm W x 7 cm D
  • 16.25" H x 5.25" W x 2.8" D

  • Sese wood and aluminum
  • 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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  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

Reviews by Customers

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82

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10/14/2020

"Love it now"

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It s a part of my college toon and it fits perfectly! So we made and beautiful in the way it was painted!

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From Virginia

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09/24/2020

"Must have!!!"

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The intricacies makes this unique mask worth owning. One of the best pieces thus far.

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From Virginia

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09/24/2020

"Breathtaking"

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Every time I think I m finished with purchasing masks, another one captures my attention. The photo online doesn t show the detail or the alluring beauty this piece represents. So glad to add this to the collection.

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From Tennessee

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09/11/2020

"mask of great bead work"

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Detailed beadwork makes this mask eye catching.

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Verified Reviewer

09/11/2020

"Colorful Mask"

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The colors on this mask are beautiful. It is on the smaller scale but works well in a group composition between and with other art pieces. this piece rounds out my collection

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Uzoma, Hand Carved Wooden Igbo Mask

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Verified Reviewer

09/10/2020

"The queen"

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It is rare to find Egyptian female masks. It is smaller than most male masks but is perfect for its size. Would like to see more Egyptian females, animal gods etc.

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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 tied 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, every day he gets a little closer to his goal of empowering and training others in carving.

Abdul Aziz Mohamadu has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to pay for improvements to his workshop.

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

 
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