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African wood mask, 'Ogyam' - Ghanaian Sese Wood Mask with Embossed Aluminum Plating

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Ghanaian Sese Wood Mask with Embossed Aluminum Plating, "Ogyam"

By Rita Addo Zakour, this noble mask depicts a long, slender visage who opens... more

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By Rita Addo Zakour, this noble mask depicts a long, slender visage who opens his mouth to sing. This original mask is carved and painted by hand and is adorned with intricately embossed aluminum plating. It is named Ogyam, an Akan word which means "friend."

  • 0.89 kgs
  • 2.0 lbs
  • 57.5 cm H x 14 cm W x 6.5 cm D
  • 22.75" H x 5.5" W x 2.6" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum plating
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

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Timothy

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03/18/2021

"Beautiful"

I purchased three amazing masks for an art wall and this is one of the amzing masks that I chose. I was so impressed when I received it - true to the on-line pictures and perfect for what I had envisioned!!! Thank you Novica and the wonderful artists who helped create this work of art!

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Ogyam, Ghanaian Sese Wood Mask with Embossed Aluminum Plating

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Bab

From Sweden

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08/15/2022

"Its nice."

I like the work of this artisan.

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Bab

From Sweden

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08/15/2022

"Its lovely"

Its more beautiful than on the photo.

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Evie

From Harrisburg, Pa. USA

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08/15/2022

"So Cute!"

I got these for myself. They are a great everyday length; the colors are great and go with so much.

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Light and comfortable.

Best Uses

  • Great for travel, they go with so much

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Woo

From United States

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07/12/2022

"Elegant and adorable!"

Fantastic and beautiful product. Well packed with a great delivery time. I would highly recommend and would definitely purchase from again from her in the future.

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James

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06/27/2022

"Bracelet nicely made"

Nice with black and white outfits but note it was a bit large for my narrow wrist and had to remove a bead.

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