Hand Carved Wood Aluminum Brass African Mask from Ghana, "Personal Union"
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Ghanaian artisan Eric Danquah titles this African wood mask Nkabomu, an Akan word meaning "togetherness." He has been crafting beautiful pieces of work from a young age, carving this mask by hand from local sese wood. Sheets of embossed aluminum and brass are added to the surface of the mask to give it a highly intricate, ornate look with a multi-tone design.
- 0.94 kgs
- 2.1 lbs
- 36 cm H x 20.5 cm W x 10 cm D
- 14.25" H x 8" W x 3.9" 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.