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Product ID: 379126

Carved Wood Authentic African Mask, "Akan Friend"

By Rita Addo Zakour, this imposing mask depicts a long, slender personage who... more

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By Rita Addo Zakour, this imposing mask depicts a long, slender personage who opens his mouth to sing. She carves and paints the original design by hand, naming it Ogyam, an Akan word which means "friend."

  • 0.49 kgs
  • 1.1 lbs
  • 48 cm H x 12 cm W x 6 cm D
  • 19" H x 4.7" W x 2.4" D

  • Sese wood
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Ships fast from USA.
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Rita has three children. Two of them are currently in the university and one studies in a vocational school.

Rita Addo Zakour has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $2050. Proceeds were used to purchase raw materials such as wood and paints.

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

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

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.

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19 Testimonials for Rita Addo Zakour

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Redhead at Heart

Kansas City, MO, USA

Rita Addo Zakour has a fine sense of style. an artistic eye and ecological integrity, using many recycled materials to create many of her designs. I Love the necklace and earrings I own!
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happytobehere

minnesota/USA

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Elizabeth

Ohio/USA

These are just the earrings to make a bold impression!
 
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