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Wood mask, 'Head of the House' - Wood mask Curate

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Wood mask, "Head of the House"

Handsome, symmetrical features are distinguished by even, diagonal stripes. Bold... more

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Handsome, symmetrical features are distinguished by even, diagonal stripes. Bold and masculine, this mask by Nii Noi 'Chico' Nortey comes from Ghana's Akan tribe. Named Mmarima (Men), such pieces are given to a man when he marries to show he is the head of the family.

  • 1.24 kgs
  • 2.7 lbs
  • 44 cm H x 17 cm W x 11 cm D
  • 17.25" H x 6.75" W x 4.3" D

  • Sese wood
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Nii Noi 'Chico' Nortey has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $300. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood, potassium, calico and other fabrics to increase production.

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Nii Noi 'Chico' Nortey

Traditional carving

West Africa
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4 Testimonials for Nii Noi 'Chico' Nortey

Sir, I received your Ibeji pair, and the workmanship is incredible! I will be honored to display it in my home. Thank you so much! Sincerely, Lawrie Kowalski - Edmonton, Canada.

Gusty

Brooklyn, NY

i ordered the Ibejis for my twin sister and i, received them last week, they are a true Yoruba blessings, can feel their protected Love all around my home , great craftsmanship, beautiful wood and color, photo does no justice, thank Nil Noi

Kenneth

Oklahoma City

 
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