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Artisan Carved Authentic African Mask from Ghana, "Banku Cook"

Long and slender, this African mask is crowned by a youthful face. Daniel... more

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Long and slender, this African mask is crowned by a youthful face. Daniel Quarcoo transforms sese wood into a design of his own, adding brass and aluminum repousse and colorful seed beads. He names this mask Banku Ta, which denotes the long stirring stick Ghanaian cooks use while preparing the cornmeal stew known as banku.

  • 0.18 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • 68 cm H x 7.5 cm W x 4.5 cm D
  • 27" H x 3" W x 1.8" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum, brass and recycled glass beads
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • 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!

Up to 90 percent of Daniel's income comes from his NOVICA sales. His sales have been down recently and this worries him greatly since his whole family relies on him to provide for them, including his four children.

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

Daniel Quarcoo has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $200.

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

Daniel has four children that he cares for and supports.

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