Her Protection

Beninese wood African mask, 'Her Protection' - Beninese Wood Mask Curate

Product ID: 176054

Her Protection

Beninese Wood Mask

By Rita Addo Zakour, this imposing mask depicts Queen Idia, mother of Oba (king)... more

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By Rita Addo Zakour, this imposing mask depicts Queen Idia, mother of Oba (king) Esigie who ruled Benin in the 16th century. The king is said to have worn the mask around his neck to drive away the forces of evil. The artisan names her hand-carved mask Abanbo, an Akan word which means "protection."

  • 0.70 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs
  • 55 cm H x 13 cm W x 6 cm D
  • 21.75" H x 5" W x 2.4" D

  • Sese wood and aluminum
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa

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