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African wood mask, 'Banku Ta III' - Hand Crafted Embossed Metal and Wood Mask from Africa icon bankCurate

Product ID: 254487

Hand Crafted Embossed Metal and Wood Mask from Africa, "Banku Ta III"

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Ghanaian artisan Daniel Quarcoo pays his respects to a culinary staple of his... more

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Ghanaian artisan Daniel Quarcoo pays his respects to a culinary staple of his country with this original mask design. He names it banku ta, which refers to the stick used for stirring banku, a starchy West African dish made of fermented maize and cassava meal. The unique wall mask is carved of sese wood and adorned with embossed aluminum motifs and copper discs for the eyes.

  • 0.34 kgs
  • 0.7 lbs
  • 66.5 cm H x 11 cm W x 4 cm D
  • 26" H x 4.3" W x 1.6" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum, copper
  • 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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09/06/2020

"Amazing!"

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Thank you to the artist of this amazing elephant. I appreciate your wonderful talents. I have a collection of elephant statues and this is my favorite one. It will be special to me always.

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Up to 90 percent of Daniel's income comes from his NOVICA sales. His sales have been down recently and this worries him greatly since his whole family relies on him to provide for them, including his four children.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

Daniel Quarcoo has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $200.

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

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

Daniel has four children that he cares for and supports.

 
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