Congolese Wall Mask 'luba Death Mask' Original Art Handcarved Wood Novica Africa For Sale
eb29442 eb38235 nv75302 nv63403 nv85003 nv81502 nv49202 TL4 SL0 Congolese wood Africa mask, 'Luba Death Mask' 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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His eyes are closed forever, yet they seem to gaze protectively from beyond the grave. Incised with concentric circles in warm earth colors, this mask is representative of the Lubo, a Bantu speaking people from southern Congo. These are used during periods of transition, marking the death of a chief or other eminent person. It is crafted by Salihu Ibrahim. Item Details Size :
12.3 inches H x 11.0 inches W x 5.5 inches D
Weight : 2.69 pounds Materials : Sese wood 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 $130.95 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 $7.00 7 to 20 business days Expedited to Lower 48 United States $23.00 3 to 7 business days We will ship to most destinations See chart below for the additional cost of shipping to other destinations: Shipping Destination Total Shipping Delivery Time Australia $62.00 3 to 8 business days (excluding Customs processing time at destination) Canada $31.00 3 to 8 business days (excluding Customs processing time at destination) Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands Standard $18.00 2 to 5 weeks Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands Expedited 80.00 3 to 8 business days (excluding Customs processing time at destination) United Kingdom $16.00 3 to 8 business days (excluding Customs processing time at destination) USA (Alaska or Hawaii) Standard Same as Standard $7.00 14 to 30 days USA (Alaska or Hawaii) Expedited 23.00 1 to 2 weeks Click Here for More Countries
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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
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Congolese Wall Mask 'luba Death Mask' Original Art Handcarved Wood Novica Africa: $103