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Yellow and Black African Hand Carved Wood Mask, "Continuation"

This striking mask is designed by Ghana's Rita Addo Zakour. Carved by hand from... more

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This striking mask is designed by Ghana's Rita Addo Zakour. Carved by hand from sese wood, the round yellow and black mask is embellished with embossed aluminum plate that adds intriguing texture. The artisan names her original design Nkosowo, which means "continuation" in the Akan language.

  • 0.80 kgs
  • 1.8 lbs
  • 32 cm H x 29.5 cm W x 10.5 cm D
  • 12.5" H x 11.5" W x 4.1" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Rita has three children. Two of them are currently in the university and one studies in a vocational school.

Rita Addo Zakour has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $2050. Proceeds were used to purchase raw materials such as wood and paints.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

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.

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06/04/2018

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"important piece of history"

this African mask is crafted very good and i will be purchasing another mask by this artist very soon. the delivery time was reasonable coming all the from Ghana. Thank you Ms. Rita Addo Zukar for sharing your talent with the wourld.

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10/12/2019

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"A Must Buy!"

Great quality and breathtaking!

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"Better than the photo"

It looks great on the wall. Highly recommend. It looks even better in person.

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19 Testimonials for Rita Addo Zakour

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Redhead at Heart

Kansas City, MO, USA

Rita Addo Zakour has a fine sense of style. an artistic eye and ecological integrity, using many recycled materials to create many of her designs. I Love the necklace and earrings I own!
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happytobehere

minnesota/USA

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Elizabeth

Ohio/USA

These are just the earrings to make a bold impression!
 
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