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Nigerian wood mask, 'Harvest Joy' - Nigerian Wood Mask Curate

Product ID: 171664

Harvest Joy Nigerian Wood Mask

A serious expression belies the joy of an abundant harvest. Carved and painted... more

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A serious expression belies the joy of an abundant harvest. Carved and painted by hand, this handsome mask comes from Abdul Aziz Mohamadu. "It is used by the Chamba people of Nigeria during the Chambalare festival, which celebrates the end of the hunger suffered in the olden days," he says. "Farmers wear the mask to remember the days of severe hunger. Although the festival is joyous and filled with merrymaking, the sight of this mask reminds people to keep their crops well and waste nothing." He names this piece Daimuwa, a Hausa word meaning "Worried."

  • 0.48 kgs
  • 1.1 lbs
  • 33 cm H x 17 cm W x 6 cm D
  • 13" H x 6.75" W x 2.4" D

  • African rubberwood, copper wire and brass
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa

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Abdul Aziz Mohamadu

Meet the Artist
Abdul Aziz Mohamadu

Hand-carved African masks

West Africa
8 artist reviews

8 Testimonials for Abdul Aziz Mohamadu

Joseph

Doral, FL

The mask I received is meticulously crafted. Every detail is beautifully created.

BflyBfreeBme

Garland, Texas

Beautiful Mask, love all the details. Thank you so much. I will purchase again from Abdul Aziz Mohamadu.

blkqueen48

Sacramento, ca

I just wanted to personal Thank You for my beautiful masks. Your passion and love in your work shows through the detail of your artistry.
 
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