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African Tribal Mask 'spirit Of Darkness' Original Carved Wood Art Novica Ghana For Sale

African Tribal Mask 'spirit Of Darkness' Original Carved Wood Art Novica Ghana

TL12 African wood and jute mask, 'Spirit of Darkness' by Salihu Ibrahim Artist Bio & Reviews I worked with the chief's head carver for about 15 years, during which time I learned the various styles and techniques of Ashanti and Akwamu traditional methods of wood carving.

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Carved by hand of sese wood, this mask honors the beliefs and customs of Liberia's Dan community. Salihu Ibrahim decorates the expressive mask with jute braids and beard. "I think this mask is among the most unique pieces I've crafted," says the master carver. Believed to depict the spirit of darkness, the mask is credited with bringing success in hunting and in business.

~This original work of art is a superlative collector's item and makes an expressive wall accent. Item Details Size :

9.8 inches H x 6.3 inches W x 3.5 inches D

Weight : 1.72 pounds Materials : Sese wood and jute Additional Info :

Features a rustic, rugged finish

Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly

Photos are representative of the item being offered, but are not necessarily of the exact item you would receive. As is the nature of handcrafted items, there may be very slight variations from one piece to the next. Suggested Retail: US $355.95 Novica bypasses all traditional middlemen to offer the best prices on the highest quality works direct from the region of origin. Shipping Shipping to Lower 48 United States
Shipping Service Shipping Cost Delivery Time Standard to Lower 48 United States FREE 7 to 20 business days Expedited to Lower 48 United States $9.00 3 to 7 business days
We will ship to most destinations
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Shipping Destination Total Shipping Delivery Time Australia $19.00 3 to 8 business days (excluding Customs processing time at destination) Canada $9.00 3 to 8 business days (excluding Customs processing time at destination) Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands
Standard $8.00 2 to 5 weeks Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands
Expedited 24.00 3 to 8 business days (excluding Customs processing time at destination) United Kingdom $8.00 3 to 8 business days (excluding Customs processing time at destination) USA (Alaska or Hawaii)
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$0.00 14 to 30 days USA (Alaska or Hawaii)
Expedited 9.00 1 to 2 weeks
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  • Ships direct from NOVICA office in Ghana.
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About the artist

Larger Picture Salihu Ibrahim I worked with the chief's head carver for about 15 years, during which time I learned the various styles and techniques of Ashanti and Akwamu traditional methods of wood carving. "Greetings from Ghana, West Africa, where we are thinking of you and thanking you for such a successful work year. From myself, my family, and my seven carving assistants, we wish you the best. "My ... read more

Customer Reviews of Salihu Ibrahim
As I was placing my "Ancestor's Spirit" mask on my south wall, it was as though I could see eyes behind the mask...so masterfully carved in honor and dignity, I actually see the spirits there behind the wood and clay. Without a doubt I believe the Artist is a rare and precious jewel. My home is honored by his work and my heart content in the presence of the spirits who enter here. Very intense and powerful work. Many thanks.
- Rochelle S, Los Angeles

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African Tribal Mask 'spirit Of Darkness' Original Carved Wood Art Novica Ghana

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