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African wood and aluminum mask, 'Obra' - Sese Wood and Aluminum Wall Mask Hand Carved in Ghana

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Sese Wood and Aluminum Wall Mask Hand Carved in Ghana, "Obra"

Ghanaian designer Theophilus Sackey presents this eye-catching mask that is made... more

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Ghanaian designer Theophilus Sackey presents this eye-catching mask that is made using local sese wood. Theophilus works with local artisans who cut and carve the wood into the attractive design, before painting and polishing the mask. Intricate textured aluminum repoussé metalwork adorns the mask's cheeks and forehead. The name obra is an Akan word which means "life."

  • 0.94 kgs
  • 2.1 lbs
  • 46 cm H x 16 cm W x 7 cm D
  • 18" H x 6.25" W x 2.8" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum plate
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • 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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Julia

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08/25/2021

"Unique and very beautiful addition to our collection !"

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Very talented master carver created this beauty!

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Obra, Sese Wood and Aluminum Wall Mask Hand Carved in Ghana

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  • This was a gift for: Husband
  • Occasion: birthday

DEB LOVES JEWELRY

From PUNTA GORDA, FLORIDA

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09/08/2021

"Deep Purple"

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Love the mask! Beautiful Purple Color

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So Nice

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Queen Idia, Hand Carved and Painted African Wood Mask

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Peter Grondin

From Rochester, NY

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04/15/2021

"Wood Mask"

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Loved it! Get one today!

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Lazarus

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04/01/2021

"Love this mask"

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Great mask and great quality! I m always confident with my Novica purchases.

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LINDA

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01/29/2021

"My favorite color is purple"

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Just as you see it. It displays marvelously on my wall and the color is simply wonderful and calming.

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Queen Idia, Hand Carved and Painted African Wood Mask

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Daneen

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01/09/2021

"I love this Artwork!"

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I collect anything to do with rhinos and this mask looks even better in person. It is beautifully carved and is just stunning. I am very happy I purchased it.

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