Obosomase Healer

African wood mask, 'Obosomase Healer' - African Horror Mask Handcrafted Curate

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Obosomase Healer

African Horror Mask Handcrafted

Obosomase is a small township near Aburi in Eastern Ghana. Literally, obosom ase... more

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Obosomase is a small township near Aburi in Eastern Ghana. Literally, obosom ase means "under the influence of God." The title alludes to a fetish healer who is garbed in all the essences of his spiritual profession. Prince Amartey presents a captivating "horror" mask, its prominent features - such as the forehead, cheeks and mouth - exemplifying the patience and artistic cunning of a master. Adorned with aluminum plates and brass accents, the beard of stringy jute fibers completes the imposing allure.

The work is treated with a light layer of china clay (kaolin) and white wood mix to provide an antique-like effect.

  • 2.68 kgs
  • 5.9 lbs
  • 39 cm H x 19 cm W x 10 cm D
  • 15.25" H x 7.5" W x 3.9" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum, brass, jute
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Features an aged antique finish
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa

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