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African beaded wood mask, 'Ntoboase I' - African Wood Mask Carved by Hand with Colorful Beads icon bankCurate

Product ID: 246889

African Wood Mask Carved by Hand with Colorful Beads, "Ntoboase I"

byRita Addo Zakour: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (189)
From Rita Addo Zakour's "Ntoboase" series, this original mask... more

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From Rita Addo Zakour's "Ntoboase" series, this original mask represents "Patience," in the Akan language. The seed-like mask is carved by hand of African sese wood with brass insets on the eyelids and chin. Featuring a slender nose and pouting lips, the mask's cheeks are decorated with colorful glass beads.

  • 0.27 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • 25 cm H x 12 cm W x 7 cm D
  • 9.75" H x 4.7" W x 2.8" D
  • 26 cm H x 13 cm W x 14 cm D
  • 10.25" H x 5" W x 5.5" D

  • Sese wood and glass beads on plywood stand
  • Display stand included
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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Reviews by Customers

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189

From Portland Oregon

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07/15/2020

"great quality"

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just love this mask with a stand great price

Best Uses

  • wall art

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Ntoboase I, African Wood Mask Carved by Hand with Colorful Beads

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From Portland, OR, USA

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10/12/2020

"If you love bracelets"

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I love bracelets and this one is a favorite. It s well constructed, easy to put on, nothing to hook, beautiful details????

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09/01/2020

"Exquisite Mask"

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Very pleased

Best Uses

  • wall hanging

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08/26/2020

"So light and happy!"

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I just love these - theyre my go-to summer earrings!

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From San Francisco Bay Area

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08/14/2020

"My favorite mask from Rita"

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The metalwork accents the rich color of this mask. It is my favorite of all the designers masks.

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From Houston TX

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07/31/2020

"This is now on my wall of masks"

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This is a beautiful piece of are that I proudly display on my wall Love the colors and attention to detail

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Rita has three children. Two of them are currently in the university and one studies in a vocational school.

Rita Addo Zakour has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $2050. Proceeds were used to purchase raw materials such as wood and paints.

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

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

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

 
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