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

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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
  • 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

200

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01/14/2020

"Better than the photo"

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

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10/12/2019

"A Must Buy!"

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Great quality and breathtaking!

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06/04/2018

"important piece of history"

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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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Continuation, Yellow and Black African Hand Carved Wood Mask

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From Gilbert, Arizoona USA

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01/20/2021

"Touched my spirit"

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The mask has to not only be beautiful, but it has to speak to me.

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From Gilbert, Arizoona USA

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01/20/2021

"Beautiful"

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I always try when I can to support women artist.

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From Ohio

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01/16/2021

"Simply stunning"

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This mask arrived quickly and I was amazed at how beautiful and large it really is. Like the title says, this mask is simply stunning. It makes a great addition to my mask collection. I am looking forward to my next purchase!

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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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