Handcrafted African Sese Wood Festival Mask from Ghana, "Ngondo Festival"
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This African mask is representative of one worn during the Ngondo water festival of Cameroon. Ghana's Emmanuel Opoku Asante hand-carves the mask of sese wood, adding hair of jute fiber. He gives the mask a painted, distressed finish that adds an antiqued aesthetic. Perfect for hanging on your wall, this mask brings a lively spirit to your home.
- 0.80 kgs
- 1.8 lbs
- 36.5 cm H x 19.5 cm W x 12 cm D
- 14.25" H x 7.75" W x 4.7" D
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Emmanuel Opoku Asante has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $800.
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.