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Congolese wood mask, 'Songye Kifwebe' - Handmade Congolese Wood Wall Mask with Bird Accent icon bankCurate

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Handmade Congolese Wood Wall Mask with Bird Accent, "Songye Kifwebe"

In the language of the Songye peoples of the Democratic Republic of the Congo... more

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In the language of the Songye peoples of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, kifwebe are masks that represent spirits and feature striations. Salihu Ibrahim of Ghana presents a hand-carved sese wood mask in the Songye style, complete with a carved bird crest on top.

  • 0.71 kgs
  • 1.6 lbs
  • 37 cm H x 19 cm W x 13 cm D
  • 14.5" H x 7.5" W x 5" D

  • Sese wood, clay
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
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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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This beautifully colorful mask occupies a place of honor in my home.

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31 Testimonials for Salihu Ibrahim

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Guest

I gasped when I opened the box to find this River Goddess Mask. It is even more beautiful than in the picture! The craftsmanship is very fine, and the overall effect is stunning. Gorgeous work!!
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Richard

This mask was exactly what I was expecting in quality and beauty. Great craftsmanship.
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Jane Jarboe

This intriguing and beautiful mask is a proud addition to our home.
 
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