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Congolese wood Africa mask, 'Secret Baboon' - Congolese Wood Wall Mask Curate

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Congolese Wood Wall Mask, "Secret Baboon"

Stylized features convey the baboon's simian cunning. Nii Noi 'Chico' Nortey... more

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Stylized features convey the baboon's simian cunning. Nii Noi 'Chico' Nortey depicts an ape, carving the mask from sese wood and rubbing it with white clay. Used by older men's secret societies, this design comes from the Congo's Komo culture. It is worn once a year at the beginning of the rainy season.

  • 0.66 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs
  • 39 cm H x 21 cm W x 18 cm D
  • 15.25" H x 8.25" W x 7" D

  • Sese wood and iron
  • 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!

Nii Noi 'Chico' Nortey has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $300. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood, potassium, calico and other fabrics to increase production.

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Nii Noi 'Chico' Nortey

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West Africa
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4 Testimonials for Nii Noi 'Chico' Nortey

Sir, I received your Ibeji pair, and the workmanship is incredible! I will be honored to display it in my home. Thank you so much! Sincerely, Lawrie Kowalski - Edmonton, Canada.

Gusty

Brooklyn, NY

i ordered the Ibejis for my twin sister and i, received them last week, they are a true Yoruba blessings, can feel their protected Love all around my home , great craftsmanship, beautiful wood and color, photo does no justice, thank Nil Noi

Kenneth

Oklahoma City

 
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