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African wood mask, 'Wan Dance' - Handcrafted African Sese Wood Mask with Horns from Ghana

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Handcrafted African Sese Wood Mask with Horns from Ghana, "Wan Dance"

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Masks like this one are typically used by people of the Wan tribe during... more

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Masks like this one are typically used by people of the Wan tribe during traditional dances at the Danfra festival of peace. During this festival, members of many different tribes come together to thank the gods for their blessings. Ghanaian artisan Salihu Ibrahim recreates that tradition with this mask, handcrafted of sese wood with horns atop the head and raffia fibers adorning the ears.

  • 0.75 kgs
  • 1.7 lbs
  • 43 cm H x 28 cm W x 12 cm D
  • 17" H x 11" W x 4.7" D

  • Sese wood, raffia
  • 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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Contrillus

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10/12/2019

"Wan Dancer"

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This is a must buy! Great quality! Beautiful!

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Wan Dance, Handcrafted African Sese Wood Mask with Horns from Ghana

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05/22/2018

"good value"

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I just like this one

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Wan Dance, Handcrafted African Sese Wood Mask with Horns from Ghana

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Oumarou

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11/20/2021

"Excellent"

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Extremely good quality highly pleased. thank you .came as advertised and nicely packaged.incredibly satisfied.

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Oumarou

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11/20/2021

"Excellent"

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Extremely good quality highly pleased. thank you .came as advertised and nicely packaged.incredibly satisfied.

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Barbara

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11/09/2021

"I love this mask"

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This mask is magnificent! Even better than the picture.

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Denise

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10/24/2021

"Love this piece"

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Just a wonderful addition to the pieces of I have already collected

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Baule Moon Blessing, Handmade Blue Wood Baule Tribe Decorative Wall Mask

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Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

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.

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

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

Job Creator

Job Creator

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

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Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

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Moving On Up

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