African Mask Depicting a Young Girl, "Awaiting Love"
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Closing her eyes, she dreams of her beloved, the one she awaits. Her hair is carefully combed into a ponytail, and richly textured repoussé covers her youthful features. By Eric Danquah, this handcrafted African mask is named Odo be da — "awaiting love" in the Akan language.
- 0.41 kgs
- 0.9 lbs
- 27.5 cm H x 13.5 cm W x 7.5 cm D
- 10.75" H x 5.25" W x 3" D
Eric Danquah has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1000 and the most recent for $800. Proceeds were used to purchase wood as well as sandpaper, polish and wood stain for increased 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.