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Product ID: 226020

Red and Green Hand Carved African Mask from Ghana, "Mortality"

This colorful African mask by Wilson Aboagye depicts a sober face with eyes... more

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This colorful African mask by Wilson Aboagye depicts a sober face with eyes closed. An adinkra symbol on the forehead depicts a ladder. Owuo atwedee means "ladder of death." It is an Akan symbol of mortality and a reminder of the transitory nature of existence in this world. Rich textures are created with embossed aluminum and copper inlay.

  • 0.60 kgs
  • 1.3 lbs
  • 42.5 cm H x 16.5 cm W x 6 cm D
  • 16.75" H x 6.5" W x 2.4" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum and copper wire
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • 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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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist is working with some sort of disability ranging from mental or physical and includes conditions such as being handicapped physically, or perhaps having a condition such as autism. This is also awarded to artists that employ other artists with disabilities.

Wilson Aboagye has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $100. Proceeds were used to buy raw materials for his workshop to continue production.

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

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

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.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

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6 Testimonials for Wilson Aboagye

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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.

Lawrie

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Sir, I received your mask today called Dagomba Chief. It is amazingly beautiful! I am in awe of your talents! Thank you for sharing it with me. Sincerely, Mr. Lawrie Kowalski

juan

 
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