Protect the Forest

Ghanaian wood mask, 'Protect the Forest' - African Wood Mask Curate

Product ID: 171619

Protect the Forest

African Wood Mask

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This long, narrow face could appear in the trunk of a tree, crowned by slender branches. Carved by hand from seasoned African African rubberwood, it is the expert handiwork of Abdul Aziz Mohamadu. "This mask is used by the Gonja people of Northern Ghana," he explains. "It is used to protect their forest, which they believe is the resting place of their ancestors." Named Koholo – a Gonja word that means "protect the jungle," it receives its white coloration from applications of clay.

  • 0.29 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • 43 cm H x 13 cm W x 6 cm D
  • 17" H x 5" W x 2.4" D

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

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"Africa at it's finest , haunting face of protector"

Great colors

Best Uses

On my wall with all of the reat of the faces.

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"African Wood Mask"

The mask arrived today. Very beautiful, I"m very happy with my purchase. I will order from Abdul again. Thank you.

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Abdul Aziz Mohamadu

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Abdul Aziz Mohamadu

Hand-carved African masks

West Africa
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