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

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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
  • 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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DEB LOVES JEWELRY

From PUNTA GORDA, FLORIDA

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09/08/2021

"Deep Purple"

Love the mask! Beautiful Purple Color

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So Nice

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LINDA

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01/29/2021

"My favorite color is purple"

Just as you see it. It displays marvelously on my wall and the color is simply wonderful and calming.

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C

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05/22/2018

"Sorry"

lacks quality

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Anthony

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09/24/2017

"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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Jacquelyn

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06/09/2022

"The Gye Nyame Vibrations"

It is beautiful!

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Julia

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08/25/2021

"Unique and very beautiful addition to our collection !"

Very talented master carver created this beauty!

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Husband
  • Occasion: birthday

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