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African wood mask, 'Female Dan' - Black and Gold African Wood Dan Mask from Ghana Curate

Product ID: 346477

Black and Gold African Wood Dan Mask from Ghana, "Female Dan"

Used by the Dan people of the Ivory Coast to protect loved ones from evil when... more

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Details

Used by the Dan people of the Ivory Coast to protect loved ones from evil when they are away from home, this African mask is created by Ghana's Godfred France. The mask depicts a female face, hand-carved from sese wood and decorated with embossed brass. A black painted finish completes this mask.

  • 0.21 kgs
  • 0.5 lbs
  • 24 cm H x 14.5 cm W x 8 cm D
  • 9.5" H x 5.75" W x 3.1" D

  • Sese wood, brass
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Features a distressed finish
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Godfred supports himself and five others in his family. Since the majority of his family's income comes from NOVICA, each order helps improve their livelihoods.

Godfred France has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $450 and the most recent for $900. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood, metal plates and sandpaper for production.

With his sales from NOVICA, Godfred is able to support the education of his three children as well as the daughters of his deceased sisters.

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

Godfred hires assistants during periods of high demand.

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3 Testimonials for Godfred France

BflyBfreeBme

Garland, Texas

So nice, wonderful details. Love this mask. I will shop again and again.

blkqueen48

Sacramento, ca

I just wanted to personal Thank You for my beautiful masks. Your passion and love in your work shows through the detail of your artistry.

yvette

 
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