Availability: In Stock
$50.93 $89.92

  • Size: 9.5" H x 5.25" W x 3" D

  • Authentic: an original NOVICA artisan handcrafted fair trade product.

  • Certified: comes with an official NOVICA Story Card certifying quality & authenticity.

  • Exceptional Artisan Quality by Salihu Ibrahim - crafted with care to be treasured for years to come.

  • Product info: Sese wood

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    About this item: Speaking in a low voice, a gentle personage wears a contemplative expression. Burnished contours exhibit proud inner strength, hand carved from African sese wood. Salihu Ibrahim portrays a personage from the Dan people who inhabit the mountainous regions of Cote d'Ivoire. This mask is thought to play a mediating role between humans and the supreme being.

    About our Artist: 'Upon the death of my father, I was sent to live with one of my father's closest friends, a renowned traditional carver to the then Akwamu chief and the people of Akwamu,' Salihu Ibrahim says. 'I worked with him for about 15 years, during which time I learned the styles and techniques of the Ashanti and Akwamu people. My work began to flourish and achieve recognition, and today, I have apprentice carvers working with me to learn the art of carving.'...

    NOVICA Decorative Sese Wood Mask Brown 'Dan Mediator' - BGSVWA9S6