African wood and jute mask, 'Baule Gbekre II' - Unique Hand Carved Wood and Jute African Monkey Mask Curate

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Baule Gbekre II Unique Hand Carved Wood and Jute African Monkey Mask

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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.

  • 0.98 kgs
  • 2.2 lbs
  • 35 cm H x 27 cm W x 21 cm D
  • 13.75" H x 10.75" W x 8.25" D

  • Sese wood, jute, clay
  • 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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Salihu Ibrahim

Meet the Artist
Salihu Ibrahim

Hand-carved wood masks and sculptures

West Africa
32 artist reviews

32 Testimonials for Salihu Ibrahim

Joseph

Doral, FL

Every little detail in the mask I received helps to tell the story behind it!

Guest

I gasped when I opened the box to find this River Goddess Mask. It is even more beautiful than in the picture! The craftsmanship is very fine, and the overall effect is stunning. Gorgeous work!!

Richard

This mask was exactly what I was expecting in quality and beauty. Great craftsmanship.
 
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