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Product ID: 346477

Black and Gold African Wood Dan Mask from Ghana, "Female Dan"

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Used by the Dan people of the Ivory Coast to protect loved ones from evil when... more

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Used by the Dan people of the Ivory Coast to protect loved ones from evil when they are away from home, this African mask is created by Ghana's Godfred France. The mask depicts a female face, hand-carved from sese wood and decorated with embossed brass. A black painted finish completes this mask.

  • 0.21 kgs
  • 0.5 lbs
  • 24 cm H x 14.5 cm W x 8 cm D
  • 9.5" H x 5.75" W x 3.1" D

  • Sese wood, brass
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Features a distressed finish
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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Reviews by Customers

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24

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10/05/2019

"Absolutely beautiful"

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This mask is to perfection from the detail of work a must have.

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10/05/2019

"Great Item"

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I loved this item. Made very well and great details. I would highly recommend shopping at Novica!

Purchased Item:

Black Akuaba, Sese Wood and Brass Akuaba Doll Sculpture from Ghana

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09/16/2019

"Wall Art"

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Great craftsmanship Love the colors have received many complaints

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09/11/2019

"Lovely quality"

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Nicely carved and painted, and the face is very handsome and placid. I like the metal detail. Good value for money!

Purchased Item:

Show Your Strength, Hand Carved African Wood Mask

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08/15/2019

"Exquisitely done."

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I?m intrigued by the mysterious expression on this face, but I was not sure if this mask would find an appropriate spot in my home. I shouldn?t have worried. I love this piece and it just belongs in my home.

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08/01/2019

"Quality craftmenship"

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Second mask I ordered once again perfect in all respects size for the wall I placed in on and details are remarkable.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Godfred supports himself and five others in his family. Since the majority of his family's income comes from NOVICA, each order helps improve their livelihoods.

Godfred France has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $450 and the most recent for $900. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood, metal plates and sandpaper for production.

With his sales from NOVICA, Godfred is able to support the education of his three children as well as the daughters of his deceased sisters.

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

Godfred hires assistants during periods of high demand.

 
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