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African wood mask, 'Akan Adornment' - Hand Carved Sese Wood and Aluminum African Mask from Ghana

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Hand Carved Sese Wood and Aluminum African Mask from Ghana, "Akan Adornment"

Inspired by the mask styles of the West African Akan people, Henry Acquah hand... more

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Inspired by the mask styles of the West African Akan people, Henry Acquah hand carves this mask from local sese wood and paints it in natural earthen colors. Acquah then embellishes the mask with added aluminum plating on the face, as well as carved motifs along the headdress.

  • 0.84 kgs
  • 1.9 lbs
  • 51.5 cm H x 14.5 cm W x 9.5 cm D
  • 20.25" H x 5.75" W x 3.7" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum plate
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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Thomas

From Naperville, IL

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11/04/2019

"Mask"

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Beautiful

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Katie

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11/20/2018

"Its a beauty!"

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Striking and well-executed mask. Beautiful and vibrant polished wood. A real stand out piece that will be added to my husbands mask collection.

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Larry

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11/03/2018

"Heirloom"

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I am impressed by the craftsmanship of this piece and it?s origin. Deserves heirloom status.

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  • Wall display

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Linda

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09/28/2017

"Great Piece of Artwork"

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I really like this piece of art work. I just need a cola nut for the pot. Thank you.

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