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

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 Ghanaicon info
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STEPHEN

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01/06/2021

"Strong Presence"

Well made structurally and cosmetically. Very nice mask!

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Diana

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01/06/2020

"I love the power of this mask."

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"

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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David

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07/15/2023

"Excellent work!"

This mask is a wonderful addition to my collection! I m hanging it proudly in my dining room, next to one of my other favorite masks! Excellent craftsmanship! Thank you, Salihu, for this wonderful creation!

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Ann

From Huntsville, Alabama / United States

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06/19/2023

"My Zamble"

I love this! Thanks to the man who made it. Looks great on my wall and is a real eye catcher. Worth every bit of what I paid!

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Joowon

From Los Angeles, CA

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03/09/2023

"Awesome sculpture"

Awesome sculpture

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