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Dark Brown African Mask with Brass and Aluminum on Wood, "Enigmatic Gaze"

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Minimalist and regal, this African mask by Rita Addo Zakour is stunning. The... more

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Minimalist and regal, this African mask by Rita Addo Zakour is stunning. The talented Ghanaian artisan crafts a long, narrow visage bisected by a narrow nose that flows from the brow to envelop the open mouth. An ornate helmet of embossed brass and aluminum contrasts with the smooth sese wood features.

  • 0.99 kgs
  • 2.2 lbs
  • 64 cm H x 11.5 cm W x 7 cm D
  • 25" H x 4.5" W x 2.8" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum and brass
  • 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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215

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04/16/2018

"A Unique Mask"

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The metal and wood work to make this a stunning piece.

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Enigmatic Gaze, Dark Brown African Mask with Brass and Aluminum on Wood

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05/06/2021

"Gorgeous!"

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These are amazing and can be worn with many different styles and color of apparel!

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Xoexe, Handmade Dangle Earrings of Natural Wood and Recycled Glass

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04/16/2021

"I cant stop buying these!!!"

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I have been such a hit with family and friends, buying this or, similar as a holiday gift!! Give it to someone who would not expect it and watch their reaction!!

Best Uses

  • Just hang it on the wall!

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Verified Reviewer

04/12/2021

"A Fun Pop of Color & Whimsy"

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These earrings are adorable. I love them! They are so colorful and bright. They bring a splash of color to any outfit I pair them with. The craftmanship is lovely. This was a great purchase. I recommend this product & the talented artist!

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Fun. Light weight. Whimsical. Unique. Playful.

Best Uses

  • To add a pop of color to any outfit, add color to an otherwise gray day - it's a mood elevator

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Verified Reviewer

04/02/2021

"This is a real thing of beauty."

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This piece looks better up close and personal, than it does in the picture.

Best Uses

  • This piece sits on my audio stand

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Verified Reviewer

04/02/2021

"This symbolizes my family heritage."

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This is something I ll pass on to my grandchildren. The paternal line in my family traces back to the Akan people of Ghana. The mask is perfect!

Best Uses

  • It hangs on my wall

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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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