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Product ID: 175945

Ivoirian wood African mask, "Dan Ghost"

byRita Addo Zakour: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (188)
Stylized features depict a ghost with vigilant pose. Used by the Dan people of... more

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Stylized features depict a ghost with vigilant pose. Used by the Dan people of Cote d'Ivoire and Liberia, such masks are considered guardian spirits; they drive off evil with their good elements. Rita Addo Zakour designs images with authentic West African identity. Applications of white clay give the piece a vintage look.

  • 0.64 kgs
  • 1.4 lbs
  • 33 cm H x 16 cm W x 7 cm D
  • 13" H x 6.25" W x 2.8" D
  • Stand/base: 31 cm H x 11 cm W x 11 cm D
  • Stand/base: 12.25" H x 4.3" W x 4.3" D

  • Sese wood and iron
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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188

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03/12/2017

"Love it"

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The craftsmanship is great!

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Dan Ghost, Ivoirian wood African mask

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10/30/2016

"Wonderful piece that works with modern decor"

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Love this website for its items, cause and support of artisans around the world. I have ordered many itmens and pvery pleased with each.

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Dan Ghost, Ivoirian wood African mask

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Verified Reviewer

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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