Hand Carved Dan Tribe African Mask, "Dan Protector"
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With attentive eyes and an open mouth, a youthful personage seems to listen intently. This African mask by Emmanuel Opoku Asante is framed with raffia hair. "Among the Dan people of Ghana, such masks are used to regulate disagreements and to protect children," he explains.
- 0.44 kgs
- 1.0 lbs
- 30 cm H x 22 cm W x 9 cm D
- 11.75" H x 8.75" W x 3.5" D
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Emmanuel Opoku Asante has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $800.
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.