African Masks(2,024 items)
Discover NOVICA's African Masks Gallery. Explore the tribal and cultural influences that underlie the unique aesthetic beauty of African masks. You'll find handcrafted traditional and contemporary iconographic designs that celebrate one of Africa's oldest and most distinctive forms of art.
Featured Reviews on African Masks
These are each a little different and go together beautifully. I looked for a long time for just the right thing to go in that spot and these fit the bill perfectly. So glad to find them on Novica and support one of the awesome artist around the world!
Great quality mask & love the size. Needed a few smaller masks to complete a home decor project & this one was perfect!
ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL..I loveeee my mask. The artist is wonderful and very talented. I have already put it on my wall. I cant stop looking at it... Thanks so much Mr.V. Dushie and Novica.
Abdul Aziz Mohamadu Hand-carved African masks
"In 2000, I went into carving and since then I have never regretted it. But I haven't abandoned painting completely either."
Popular African Masks
Artisan Hand Carved Unique Santa Claus African Mask, "Ghanaian Santa Claus"$97.99
Beloved around the world, Santa Claus is also present in West Africa, where some adults dress as Father Christmas, or "Papa Bronya." This is especially popular at parties, as Santa is the one who hands out gifts. Ali Mohammed depicts the benevolent character as an African mask. Carved by hand of sese wood, this image of "Father Christmas" brings a Ghanaian presence to holiday decor.
Eco-Friendly African Wood Mask with Raffia from Ghana, "Eco Akuchinyere"$77.99
Wearing a headdress made from colorful, handwoven raffia fiber, this African mask is created by Abdul Aziz Mohamadu. He hand-carves the mask from a single piece of sese wood, accented with colorful beads of recycled plastic. This mask is named which means "wealth has come" in the Igbo language of Nigeria.
Hand Carved Wood Mask, "African Giraffe Spirit II"$94.99
Shaped like an elongated almond, this black mask is elegant and beautiful. Theophilus Sackey carves the piece from sese wood and paints it by hand. Parallel lines represent neatly combed hair, and a red African giraffe marches across the forehead.
African Protection Spirit Wall Mask Artisan Crafted Wood Art, "Songye Kwifibe"$149.99
This replica mask of powerful beauty is known as by the Songye people of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Distinguished by its black and white stripes, the mask is believed to embody supernatural forces that will ward off evil. To the Songye, the use of white on the mask symbolizes positive concepts such as purity and peace, the moon and light. Ghana's Christopher Nyasafo carves the wall mask by hand featuring a bird looking downward.
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