African Animal Themed(817 items)
Welcome to the African Animal Themed Collection at NOVICA.
Featured Reviews on African Animal Themed
Beautiful hand carving
I was very impressed with the quality of the wood carving with the giraffe. Very excited to have it displayed in my house.
I love the power of this mask.
This mask is a very powerful and well made piece. It sparks a lot of conversation because it is the first one people go to and ask about. I wish I knew more about it and its history.
By Dan Dolan
Magnificent monkey business!
Large, well made. Unique piece and a great addition to my collection. Artist is very talented. One down side, you have to rig your own way to hang. Would be better with a wire or hanger screwed into the inside of mask.
K. Baka Paintings and batik art
"For my paintings, many a time I see them in dreams and visions before I actually paint them. So in the morning I organize my materials and start painting."
“I have now been working with Novica for 15 good years. I call it good because indeed the past 15 years have been full of good opportunities.
“Aside from seeing a change in my business, I have also seen a change in the way I do things and my level of... read more
Popular African Animal Themed
Unique Hand Carved Wood and Jute African Monkey Mask, "Baule Gbekre II"$237.99
For the Baule, one of the largest ethnic groups in the Ivory Coast, masks serve as an important connection to the spiritual world. Salihu Ibrahim of Ghana creates this Baule-style monkey mask, hand-carved of sese wood and replete with a mane of jute cords. Horizontal lines on the cheeks and forehead represent facial scarification.
African Wood Mask with Zebra Motifs from Ghana, "Zebra Face"$57.99
Handcrafted of sese wood, this tall African mask from Ghana is designed by K. Baka. He paints the mask with beautiful zebra stripe motifs in black and white for a striking addition to your wall, bringing the spirit of African wildlife to your home.
African wood mask, "Going and Coming"$67.99
Stylized horses gaze in two directions on this mask by Theophilus Sackey. Hewn from native sese wood and detailed by hand, the handsome mask is covered with richly textured embossed aluminum. The handcrafted treasure arises from the artisan's own imagination.
Hand Carved African Mask from Liberia's Dan Tribe, "Dan Dark Spirit"$229.99
Carved of sese wood, a solemn personage with a long, sharp beak is crowned with cotton braids. Among the Dan tribe of Liberia, this mask is thought to assist hunters when seeking game. It is a also the symbol of a warrior. Salihu Ibrahim crafts this handsome replica by hand.