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Handmade African Wood Mask with Embossed Metal Accents, "Hausa Monkey Face"

byVictoria Agyepomaa: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (30)
Victoria Agyepomaa of Ghana crafts an original mask of exquisite detail. A... more

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Victoria Agyepomaa of Ghana crafts an original mask of exquisite detail. A daunting hand-carved wood visage is accented with plates of embossed brass and aluminum as well as copper wire. The artisan names the mask biri, which means "monkey face" in the Hausa language.

  • 0.76 kgs
  • 1.7 lbs
  • 47 cm H x 13.5 cm W x 6.5 cm D
  • 18.5" H x 5.25" W x 2.6" D

  • Sese wood, brass, aluminum, copper wire
  • 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

30

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02/08/2018

"Decorative Hausa Monkey Mask"

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I anxiously awaited this item for a couple of weeks, and was very excited when it arrived. Its beautifully carved, painted, and adorned with some metals that really make it stand out from ordinarily carved masks.

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Hausa Monkey Face, Handmade African Wood Mask with Embossed Metal Accents

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12/30/2020

"retired"

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It is a magnificent piece

Purchased Item:

Blue Offering Bowl, Artisan Crafted Wood and Clay Sculpture from Ghana

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03/28/2020

"Gorgeous twins"

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I put these two in separate shadow boxes, they are gorgeous on my wall.

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01/19/2020

"Love it!"

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This is my second purchase. I gave it to my sister as a Christmas gift....so she can keep her eyes off mine!

Purchased Item:

Blue Offering Bowl, Artisan Crafted Wood and Clay Sculpture from Ghana

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01/19/2020

"Love it"

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I hesitated in purchasing for a few months but now that I purchase it ....I love it! It looks good with other pieces I purchase from Ghana..

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12/02/2019

"Maphikelela Loving Couple"

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This is one Beautiful piece of art. I Love It.

Purchased Item:

Maphikelela, Couple Embracing Black and Brown Hand Carved Wood Statuette

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

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.

Victoria Agyepomaa has received a $800 microcredit loan with 0% interest.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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