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African wood mask, 'Fang Ngil Woman' - Handcrafted Long African Sese Wood Mask from Ghana icon bankCurate

Product ID: 321474

Handcrafted Long African Sese Wood Mask from Ghana, "Fang Ngil Woman"

bySalihu Ibrahim: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (88)
Named Fang Ngil, meaning "gorilla mask" in Gabon, this exciting wall... more

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Named Fang Ngil, meaning "gorilla mask" in Gabon, this exciting wall mask is presented by Salihu Ibrahim. He hand-carves the mask of sese wood, featuring an elongated shape in beige with a dark brown brow and nose. Masks like these were worn by members of the Gabon tribes when welcoming new members and persecuting wrongdoers.

  • 1.21 kgs
  • 2.7 lbs
  • 66 cm H x 18 cm W x 8.5 cm D
  • 26" H x 7" W x 3.3" 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

88

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08/01/2020

"Beautiful"

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This mask has been my favorite by far. Much more beautiful in person than the picture

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07/15/2020

"african mask great quality"

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I live this mask so much

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horned protector

Best Uses

  • African mask
  • wall art

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Yu

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01/14/2020

"Nice piece"

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It is a really lovely item, over my expectations, all the details are wonderful

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Verified Reviewer

01/06/2020

"I love the power of this mask."

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This mask is a very powerful and well made piece. It sparks a lot of conversation because it is the first one people go to and ask about. I wish I knew more about it and its history.

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Verified Reviewer

01/02/2020

"Social Piece"

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Huge mask! Compliments my home very well.

Best Uses

  • Social Piece

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Firespitter, African Senufo Style Hand Carved Wood Mask

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01/01/2020

"Great addition to our collection"

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Beautiful craftmanship. I purchased this as christmas gift to myself . This site brings our world closer , allowing me to find wonderful objects I never imagined.

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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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