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Hand-Carved Smiling Woman Sese Wood African Wall Mask, "Happy Woman"

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Ghanaian artisan Salihu Ibrahim creates a jovial expression with this beautiful... more

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Ghanaian artisan Salihu Ibrahim creates a jovial expression with this beautiful African mask. Carved from sese wood, it depicts a smiling woman with intricately placed details. The carving method used requires much dedication over a period of several weeks.

  • 0.69 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs
  • 48.5 cm H x 21 cm W x 11 cm D
  • 19" H x 8.25" W x 4.3" D

  • Sese wood
  • 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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Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

98

Verified Reviewer

01/22/2021

"A new favorite"

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My husband really likes this new acquisition to his collection. We think it would be better to call the piece the Owl mask because it looks more like an owl than a butterfly but it is a good representation of a womens mask.

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Women's mask of an owl figure

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Verified Reviewer

01/06/2021

"Very satisfied"

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A heavy, well built and detailed mask. Glad that I purchased it.

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01/06/2021

"Flexible and appealing"

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A very different mask, but adaptable to many different atmospheres.

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01/06/2021

"Strong Presence"

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Well made structurally and cosmetically. Very nice mask!

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Verified Reviewer

12/03/2020

"Muy buena!"

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excelente

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  • lo tengo en mi biblioteca

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11/22/2020

"excellent"

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this mask is gorgeous. the carving is wonderful. it get lots of compliments.

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  • adds beauty to living space

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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