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African wood mask, 'Queen Idia' - Hand Carved and Painted African Wood Mask Curate

Product ID: 247642

Hand Carved and Painted African Wood Mask, "Queen Idia"

Theophilus Sackey of Ghana offers his interpretation of the FESTAC mask,... more

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Theophilus Sackey of Ghana offers his interpretation of the FESTAC mask, hand-carved from native sese wood. The original mask, which depicts the visage of Queen Idia of Benin, became the logo for the arts and culture festival known as FESTAC '77. Sackey carves the mask from sese wood and paints it in deep blue-violet and black for a dramatic presentation.

  • 0.32 kgs
  • 0.7 lbs
  • 31 cm H x 12.5 cm W x 4.5 cm D
  • 12.25" H x 4.9" W x 1.8" D

  • Sese wood
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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

Theophilus Sackey has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $1200.

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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09/24/2017

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"Nice wall sculpture"

Elegant carving of an historical figure. Darker in hue than shown in photo. Size is modest but blends well with other wall decor.

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"Sorry"

lacks quality

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2 Testimonials for Theophilus Sackey

Patricia

Thank you so much for the wonderful mask - it is beautiful!

Jon

I received the elephant mask today. It is so beautiful. Thank you so much!!
 
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