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Sese Wood Decorative Bird Slingshot from Ghana, "Senufo Warrior"

bySalihu Ibrahim: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (97)
Traditionally used as a weapon, this Ghanaian slingshot serves as a striking and... more

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Traditionally used as a weapon, this Ghanaian slingshot serves as a striking and characteristic piece of home decor. Salihu Ibrahim creates the slingshot of sese wood, hand-carving the handle in the shape of a bird's head. It is named Senufo, after a group of people located in the Ivory Coast and Mali.

  • 80 grams
  • 0.2 lbs
  • 19 cm H x 10.5 cm W x 5.5 cm D
  • 7.5" H x 4.1" W x 2.2" D

  • Sese wood
  • 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

97

Verified Reviewer

01/06/2021

"Very satisfied"

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A heavy, well built and detailed mask. Glad that I purchased it.

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01/06/2021

"Flexible and appealing"

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A very different mask, but adaptable to many different atmospheres.

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01/06/2021

"Strong Presence"

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Well made structurally and cosmetically. Very nice mask!

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Verified Reviewer

12/03/2020

"Muy buena!"

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excelente

Best Uses

  • lo tengo en mi biblioteca

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11/22/2020

"excellent"

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this mask is gorgeous. the carving is wonderful. it get lots of compliments.

Best Uses

  • adds beauty to living space

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Verified Reviewer

11/07/2020

"Fabulous piece by favorite artist"

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Had my eye on this item for over a year and finally decided to get it. Am I glad! Salihu Ibrahim is my favorite Novica artist and I have a few other pieces of his. The size of the picture needed to capture the mane doesn t do it full justice. Beautiful in hand. Thank you for another exquisite piece of art.

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Whimsical fine detail creative

Best Uses

  • Wall art

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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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