Hand Carved Ram Mask, "Baule Ram"
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Representing the Baule people of Côte d'Ivoire, this dramatic mask depicts a ram with powerful horns. Salihu Ibrahim carves the image from native sese wood and applies white clay for an aged effect. Among the Baule people, the
ram represents strength and is sometimes considered a spirit related with agriculture.
- 1.33 kgs
- 2.9 lbs
- 36 cm H x 27 cm W x 15 cm D
- 14.25" H x 10.75" W x 6" D
- Sese wood
- Intended as wall decor
- Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
- Features an aged antique finish
- Free Gift Wrap? No
- Premium Gift Wrap? No
- Made in Ghana.
- Ships fast from USA.
Salihu Ibrahim has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1250 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to expand his workshop by hiring additional carvers.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
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.