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Product ID: 358166

Hand Carved African Wood Mask, "Show Your Strength"

With narrowed eyes and proud features, this handsome visage demonstrates an... more

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With narrowed eyes and proud features, this handsome visage demonstrates an attitude of strength. Godfred France creates the African mask in an original design he names Kerfi, "Strength" in the Hausa language. Applications of white clay give it a vintage look.

  • 0.53 kgs
  • 1.2 lbs
  • 49 cm H x 10 cm W x 6 cm D
  • 19.25" H x 3.9" W x 2.4" D

  • Sese wood and aluminum
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Ships fast from USA.
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Godfred supports himself and five others in his family. Since the majority of his family's income comes from NOVICA, each order helps improve their livelihoods.

Godfred France has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $450 and the most recent for $900. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood, metal plates and sandpaper for production.

With his sales from NOVICA, Godfred is able to support the education of his three children as well as the daughters of his deceased sisters.

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

Godfred hires assistants during periods of high demand.

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"great addition to mask collection"

I gave this mask as a gift to add to a family members collection that I started with masks from trip to South Africa. I chose this mask because of Strength message, mission of Novica & support of artisans. Family member loved it. Very nice workmanship/quality.

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"Lovely quality"

Nicely carved and painted, and the face is very handsome and placid. I like the metal detail. Good value for money!

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3 Testimonials for Godfred France

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BflyBfreeBme

Garland, Texas

So nice, wonderful details. Love this mask. I will shop again and again.
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blkqueen48

Sacramento, ca

I just wanted to personal Thank You for my beautiful masks. Your passion and love in your work shows through the detail of your artistry.

yvette

 
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