Wood Elephant Mask from West Africa, "Elephant's Effort"
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With attentive ears, curious eyes and a strong trunk, this young elephant is ready to take on any challenge. Daniel Nyadedzor carves a handsome gift mask from Ghana's Ewe people, named Atiglinyi (Elephant). Such masks are given to someone who has been able to achieve a huge and difficult assignment successfully.
- 1.20 kgs
- 2.6 lbs
- 56 cm H x 19 cm W x 8 cm D
- 22" H x 7.5" W x 3.2" D
- Sese wood and brass
- Free Gift Wrap? No
- Premium Gift Wrap? No
- Made in Ghana.
- Ships fast from USA.
Emmanuel Nyadedzor has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2000 and the most recent for $1200. Proceeds were used to purchase wood, metal plates, polish and paint to continue production.
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.