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Bead and Brass Repousse African Wall Mask with Animal Motifs, "Promise of Prosperity"

Birds are embossed in gleaming brass to alight on an African mask. By Abdul Aziz... more

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Birds are embossed in gleaming brass to alight on an African mask. By Abdul Aziz Mohamadu, this circular face reveals a cowry shell silhouette on the forehead. Such shells were once used as currency in West Africa. Named Hyebo, meaning "promise" in the Akan language, the mask is carved from sese wood.

  • 0.95 kgs
  • 2.1 lbs
  • 30 cm H x 29.5 cm W x 9 cm D
  • 11.75" H x 11.5" W x 3.5" D

  • Sese wood, brass, recycled glass beads
  • 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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From At the base of Old Rag Mountain,Virgina

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07/31/2018

"I am in love with this piece!"

Incedable crafmanship! I hung it in may dining room,and receive continual compliments! It is a lovely work of art.

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Dan T

From Brush Prairie, WA

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03/02/2018

"Fantstic Piece of Artwork"

Very detailed utilizing multimple media. An excellent piece of art for my walls.

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Yvonne

From Apex, NC

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04/04/2017

"Love IT!"

Love IT!

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Angela

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05/30/2022

"Beautiful piece"

I love the detail of this piece!!

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Deirdre

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05/29/2022

"Beautiful , captivating and colorful."

Ive been a collector of african masks for many years. This mask was irresistible for me as are all of Abduls work. He is exceptional and prolific, one artist that I admire greatly. So proud to have this inspiring mask on my wall. Thank you Abdul for all that you do.

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Angela

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05/28/2022

"Another great piece"

I added this piece to my growing collection. I love it !!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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