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African mask, 'Dan Dark Spirit' - Hand Carved African Mask from Liberia's Dan Tribe

Product ID: 210950

Hand Carved African Mask from Liberia's Dan Tribe, "Dan Dark Spirit"

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Carved of sese wood, a solemn personage with a long, sharp beak is crowned with... more

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Carved of sese wood, a solemn personage with a long, sharp beak is crowned with cotton braids. Among the Dan tribe of Liberia, this mask is thought to assist hunters when seeking game. It is a also the symbol of a warrior. Salihu Ibrahim crafts this handsome replica by hand.

  • 0.62 kgs
  • 1.4 lbs
  • 36 cm H x 13 cm W x 15 cm D
  • 14.25" H x 5" W x 6" D

  • Sese wood and cotton
  • Display stand not included
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • 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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112

STEPHEN

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01/06/2021

"Strong Presence"

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Well made structurally and cosmetically. Very nice mask!

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Dan Dark Spirit, Hand Carved African Mask from Liberia's Dan Tribe

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Diana

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01/06/2020

"I love the power of this mask."

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This mask is a very powerful and well made piece. It sparks a lot of conversation because it is the first one people go to and ask about. I wish I knew more about it and its history.

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Marylovedavid

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01/01/2020

"Great addition to our collection"

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Beautiful craftmanship. I purchased this as christmas gift to myself . This site brings our world closer , allowing me to find wonderful objects I never imagined.

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Joseph

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07/07/2021

"My Favorite"

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This is hands down my favorite item ordered so far from Novica. It adds such intrigue and whimsy to my office wall and I truly appreciate this artist. I cherish this item.

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Joseph

From Florida

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07/03/2021

"Love This artist"

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Probably said that already but the products he puts out make it hard not to... Such a quality piece added to my collection!

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Joseph

From Florida

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06/11/2021

"I wish i could give a higher rating"

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I am continually impressed with the work put out by this master of his craft! Items always look like they are represented online and are just a treasure for me and my home office wall!

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Salihu Ibrahim has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1250 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to expand his workshop by hiring additional carvers.

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

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

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.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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