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African wood sculpture, 'Ahomka Mask' - Ghanaian Sese Wood Mask Sculpture with Aluminum Plating

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Ghanaian Sese Wood Mask Sculpture with Aluminum Plating, "Ahomka Mask"

byRita Addo Zakour: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (229)
Hand-carved from naturally dried sese wood, this sculpture depicts a rectangular... more

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Hand-carved from naturally dried sese wood, this sculpture depicts a rectangular mask resting on a rectangular base. Ghanaian designer Rita Addo Zakour details wide eyes, alert to every movement, beneath an ornate headdress. The lovely piece receives applications of white clay and embossed aluminum. The base of the mask is also ornately adorned with embossed aluminum. The sculpture is name Ahkoma, an Akan word meaning "satisfaction."

  • 0.70 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs
  • 40.5 cm H x 13.5 cm W x 6.5 cm D
  • 16" H x 5.25" W x 2.6" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum plating, clay
  • 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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229

Joseph

From Florida

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05/29/2021

"Looks just like the photo"

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It gonna look awesome on my wall!

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  • wall hanging

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Ahomka Mask, Ghanaian Sese Wood Mask Sculpture with Aluminum Plating

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Meredith

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01/03/2022

"Very Nice Looking"

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We like the mask and are sure to enjoy it for many years to come.

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Charlotte

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12/31/2021

"Beautiful!"

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I chose this beautiful mask as a Christmas present for my son. He was thrilled with the quality of the mask and will proudly display it. I would definitely buy from Rita Addo Zakour again.

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

Melinda

From san diego, CA, usa

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12/30/2021

"Beautiful!"

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Earrings arrive just as displayed. They hang nicely and are a good combination of colors.

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Leopard Style, Recycled Glass Leopard Motif Earrings from Ghana

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Clara

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12/14/2021

"addition to my African jewelry collection"

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Love the color and stone!

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Richard

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12/04/2021

"exornam"

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the lord is my savior

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

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

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

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.

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.

Covering Basic Needs

Covering Basic Needs

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

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Empowering Women

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

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