Akan wood mask, "Ghanaian Mother"
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Eric Danquah captures the strength and dignity of a woman from Ghana in this traditional mask. Rich applications of embossed brass enhance her innate beauty. Named Eno ("Mother" in the Akan language), the piece is superbly carved and crafted.
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.