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Sese Wood Lion Motif Wall Mask Hand Carved in Ghana, "Lion of Ghana"

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Ghanaian designer Theophilus Sackey presents this charming mask that is made... more

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Ghanaian designer Theophilus Sackey presents this charming 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. A gorgeous dark teal lion roars proudly on the mask's forehead, with the same color patterning the etched cheeks. The lion is a common symbol throughout African culture, representing strength, wisdom, courage and protection.

  • 0.77 kgs
  • 1.7 lbs
  • 46 cm H x 15 cm W x 7 cm D
  • 18" H x 6" W x 2.8" 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

34

Verified Reviewer

03/22/2019

"Beautiful Work of Art"

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The craftsmanship is absolutely stellar!! It?s so nice, I ordered another mask.

Purchased Item:

Lion of Ghana, Sese Wood Lion Motif Wall Mask Hand Carved in Ghana

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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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04/24/2020

"Now part of my dads collection"

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I bought this for father who loves to collect masks from around the globe. He loved it. It is now on the wall in his study.

Purchased Item:

Ghanaian Bull, Hand Carved African Bull Sese Wood Wall Mask

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Kim

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11/27/2019

"Incredible detail"

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Such a beautiful mask, a new favorite in our collection. Stunning! Excellent craftsmanship.

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Leo

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11/26/2019

"Amazing Art"

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Really Happy with the piece. Goes well in the hallway and great conversation piece. Smaller than expected but Great Quality and price. Offers a powerful vibe for the house.

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11/09/2019

"Brown rhino"

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Beautifully crafted and painted. Great job to the artisan.

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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.

Theophilus Sackey has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $1200.

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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