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Wood box, 'Jeweled Love' - Unique Wood Decorative Box Curate

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Unique Wood Decorative Box, "Jeweled Love"

Baule customs dictate that a husband give this stunning box to his wife. Known... more

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Baule customs dictate that a husband give this stunning box to his wife. Known as Monimbo ("jewel"), it stands on three expressive legs depicting masks and the lid features a fourth face. Master carver Salihu Ibrahim expertly replicates the artistry of the Baule people from Cote d'Ivoire as he carves the sese wood vessel with exquisite details.

  • 1.14 kgs
  • 2.5 lbs
  • 29 cm H x 19 cm Diam.
  • 11.5" H x 7.5" Diam.

  • Sese wood
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
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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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"Rich with detail"

This creative jewel box is striking and will draw positive attention with it's uniqueness. Very happy with my purchase.

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Wood box, Jeweled Love

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Salihu Ibrahim

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Salihu Ibrahim

Hand-carved wood masks and sculptures

West Africa
31 artist reviews

31 Testimonials for Salihu Ibrahim

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!!

Richard

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

Jane Jarboe

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