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Artisan Crafted Congolese African Mask in Brown and White, "Yaka Rites"

The Yaka people who dwell along the Kwango River inspire this elegant African... more

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The Yaka people who dwell along the Kwango River inspire this elegant African mask. Christopher Nyasafo carves the imposing image from sese wood and paints it by hand. Masks are very important in the rites of passage for these residents of the Democratic Republic of Congo, especially the rituals in which adolescents become men.

  • 1.13 kgs
  • 2.5 lbs
  • 54 cm H x 22 cm W x 5 cm D
  • 21.25" H x 8.75" W x 2" D

  • Sese wood
  • Intended as wall decor
  • 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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