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Gabonese wood mask, "Heart of the Party"

An inviting smile brings to life this heart-shaped mask, traditionally worn on... more

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An inviting smile brings to life this heart-shaped mask, traditionally worn on festive occasions by the Ogowe people of Gabon. Evans Doe Martey carves a remarkable sese wood replica, which he embellishes with beads and a jute beard.

  • 0.93 kgs
  • 2.1 lbs
  • 30 cm H x 18 cm W x 10 cm D
  • 11.75" H x 7" W x 3.9" D

  • Sese wood
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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6

Katherine

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05/14/2019

"Love it!"

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I have been having it for the past 4 years. Stirs up conversations.

Purchased Item:

Fortuneteller, Beninese African wood mask

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Larry

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03/12/2017

"Love it!"

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The craftsmanship is great!

Purchased Item:

Bewitching Beauty, Gabon African wood mask

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Margaret

From Green Bay, Wisconsin USA

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06/19/2016

"Engagement Gift"

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I gave this to my son and his fiance when they became engaged. They love African art and I wanted them to have a reminder to love each other. It is a beautifully carved mask that isnt overpowering, only inspiring.

Purchased Item:

Love One Another, Unique Wood Mask

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Son
  • Occasion: engagement

Joseph

From Miami, FL

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06/16/2016

"My first of many masks to come!"

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This was the perfect choice for my first mask! Beautifully created.

Purchased Item:

Spirit of Wealth, Akan wood mask

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Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Evans Doe Martey has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $300. Proceeds were used to purchase wood and metal plates for his masks and sculptures.

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

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

Job Creator

Job Creator

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

Profound Impact

Profound Impact

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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