Outlined in copper a bird poses on the forehead of this imposing African mask. An elephant crowns the figure its trunk caressing the forehead. A victorious warrior of the Ga people in Ghana's Greater Accra Region is given this piece to show that apart from his bravery he is humble says Evelyn Kafui Ahianyo of her sese wood design. Being brave is just not enough. You have to be dedicated and humble in life.
By Abdul Razak this handsome mask combines many elements from traditional West African iconography. But it is the artisan's original design. He carves a somber face from sese wood etching a torch and a machete on the forehead. A bird perches on the forehead giving the mask its name.
A bird perches atop this elongated mask by Godfred France and leans forward to caress the forehead with its beak. Adorned with white clay and polished brass this mask is the artisan's own design. He names it Sankofa II for the West African adinkra symbol that means learn from the past.
Inspired by the sankofa a traditional Ghanaian adinkra symbol Sinclair Yao Daley creates a colorful African mask. He carves the image from seasoned sese wood and adds earrings of multicolor cotton thread and recycled glass beads. Sankofa means go back to your roots a message conveyed through the form of a bird with its head tilted backward.
African Wooden Bird Mask In African mythology, the bird is seen as a protective spirit. Made in Ghana, this wood, brass, and beaded mask is used in homes to protect the inhabitants from evil spirits. A great companion with the CRIZMAC Tribal Design African unit (0206). Approx. 12" Long (0277) $39.95
Free Spirit Jumbo Bird Mask $1 ,499 .95 Colorful , Ornate, Museum quality showcase. Bring your favorite room to life with this rare, HUGE beaded bird mask from the remote village craft shop of master carver Awudu of Ghana. It took Awudu several weeks to complete this piece which he describes as an inspiration piece that draws on the joy and freedom of the inner spirit to express itself. Handmade of premium African Sese wood, known for its attractiveness and longevity. No assembly required; ready to hang.
Believed to possess mysterious powers this enchanted bird is never seen during the day. Whoever glimpses it during the daytime will be empowered with good fortune. Juliana Akandas transforms a legend from the Bwa tribe of Burkina Faso into a colorful mask design.
"Paul Ntim celebrates family ties, taking his inspiration from the Ashanti people of Akan origin. Working in sese wood, he carves a multicolor African mask, applying textures with aluminum repoussé. A bird crowns the mask, reaching down to caress its forehead. The artisan names this design Nkonsonkonson Anoma, which means ""linking bird"" in the Akan language. Nkonsonkonson is the adinkra symbol of unity and human relations. It literally means ""a chain"" and signifies the importance of strong bonds among
"With its demure gaze and beautiful ornamentation, this mask comes from the Krobo people of Eastern Ghana. Such masks are used during puberty rites as a sign of a girl's chastity; they are considered an honor for the entire family. ""The bird on the forehead is a dove, symbolizing purity,"" artisan Walter Kuma explains."
"Perched atop a handsome horned mask, a bird leans down to touch its forehead. Salihu Ibrahim carves the piece by hand in the style of the Senufo people of Mali and the northern Ivory Coast. ""This is the shy kalao bird,"" the artisan explains. ""Seeing one is a good omen, as they are symbols of peace."""
Nuna Nunuma or Bwa Bird Cap Mask Burkina Faso African Product #: 63085 US Shipping: Nuna Nunuma or Bwa Bird Cap Mask Burkina Faso African Nuna, Nunuma, or Bwa, Bird Cap Mask, Burkina Faso, Africa Mask, Headpiece Nuna, Nunuma, or Bwa 17 inches L. x 8.5 inches W. Poor. Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners. Small splits, scrapes and cracks are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use. We examine each piece
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Paul Ntim celebrates family ties taking his inspiration from the Ashanti people of Akan origin. Working in sese wood he carves a multicolor African mask applying textures with aluminum repousse. A bird crowns the mask reaching down to caress its forehead. The artisan names this design Nkonsonkonson Anoma which means linking bird in the Akan language. Nkonsonkonson is the adinkra symbol of unity and human relations. It literally means a chain and signifies the importance of strong bonds among friends and
This mask of expressive beauty bears the artistry of Ghana's Akan people. From Akoma of West Africa the mask is carved by hand from sese wood. It features a bird looking downwards representing love and peace.
Checkout Payment Shipping Contact Us S/ KWELE BAMUN MASKS DESIGN TOSCANO African Art African Mask tribal mask The ancient art of African mask-making is beautifully showcased in these two historical, almost life-size works of tribal art from northern Gabon and the grasslands of western Cameroon. Cast in quality designer resin with an aged wood finish that captures every stylized detail, these icons are gallery-quality collectibles that add an exotic air to any home or gallery. Dimensions: 14.00x
A bird symbolizes peace and perches protectively on the forehead of this beautiful mask. Carved by Eric Danquah it is a ceremonial piece from Aburi in Ghana. Vivid red colors the eyes and lower lip while brass repousse surrounds the symmetrical features.
Radiant colors bring this mask to life as Abdul Razak lets his imagination flow freely. He carves the face from seasoned sese wood adding brass inlay to the sides. Posed on the forehead is a beautiful blue bird. This is my own interpretation of a mask used by the Dan people of Liberia Guinea and the Ivory Coast the artisan explains. Such masks are used to regulate disagreements and to protect children.
A bird perches atop this mask by Godfred France and leans forward to caress its beak on the headdress. Adorned with polished brass and aluminum repousse this mask is the artisan's own original design. He names it Looflo which means flying bird in Ghana's Ga language.
TL12 African wood mask, 'Sankofa Wisdom' Delivery by December 25th guaranteed with EXPEDITED shipping ($37.00) if payment received by 12/16/2014 Read more details about our shipping guarantee Ghana's Abdul Salami Amadu creates the original design of this large sese wood mask to showcase the Sankofa Adinkra symbol. Represented by a bird looking backwards, Sankofa encourages to retrieve from the past what one needs to go forward in life. In black and red, the mask is expertly carved by hand by Am
Representing a nature spirit among the Bwa tribe of Burkina Faso this elegant mask takes the shape of a butterfly. However art historian Christopher D. Roy reports that elders of the Kambi clan in Dossi refer to these long-nosed butterfly masks as hawks or vultures. This mask is used by males of the Bwa tribe during the harvesting of grains says master wood carver Salihu Ibrahim. The red color comes from stones ground and mixed with glue. Clay gives it yellow shading and the black accents are created with
The truth needs to be told in your life no matter the circumstances say Akoma of West Africa. The round dark brown sese wood mask beholds a delicate bird on the top which slightly touches the nose adorned with skillful etching on the edge. Crafted by hand the eyes and mouth are left opened.
A nice vintage 1940's solid Sterling silver pin. This pin measures app: 2.5"x 2". Features a an African mask with what seems to be leaves at the left there is the head of a bird. Signed on the back Sterling. This pin weighs app: 28.8 grams. In great shape and condition. .
SOLD Protective African Crocodile Mask 16" SOLD Protective African Crocodile Mask 16" This wood mask is an authentic one of a kind mask, hand carved and purchased in West Africa. This crocodile face mask symbolizes a protective spirit. The crocodile is regarded as a powerful guardian spirit and crocodile masks are used in rituals to frighten off or cast away evil spirits. Also the bird figure placed over the mask head on the crocodile's tail is regarded as being a protective spirit. The animal horns are
Mossi Rooster Mask Wan-noraogo Mask Burkina Faso African Product #: 88506 US Shipping: Mossi Rooster Mask Wan-noraogo Mask Burkina Faso African Mossi Helmet Bird Mask Burkina Faso African Mossi Wood, paint, pigment 20 inches H. x 6.5 inches W. painting worn away, chips
SOLD Flamingo & Crocodile African Mask 24" SOLD Flamingo & Crocodile African Mask 24" Item #1a4 Price: $215.00 This wood mask is an authentic one of a kind mask, hand carved and purchased in West Africa. This exquisite, indigenous hand carved mask is great for any room. This mask was carved in a village outside Abidjan and then hand painted. This mask depicts two dissimilar animals familiar to people living in a riverine area. On one hand is the flamingo, a beautiful, peaceful, gregarious bird that
TL12 Akan wood mask, 'Marry Me' Delivery by December 25th guaranteed with EXPEDITED shipping ($36.00) if payment received by 12/16/2014 Read more details about our shipping guarantee Ornate repoussé covers the forehead and smooth cheeks of an adolescent girl, beautifully depicted in a sese wood mask. Perched on the head, a bird reaches a slender beak to caress the girl's nose. Designed by Evelyn Kafui Ahianyo, it is named Onuma, Akan for "Bird." A gift presented to Akan women in eastern Ghana
With its demure gaze and beautiful ornamentation this mask comes from the Krobo people of Eastern Ghana. Such masks are used during puberty rites as a sign of a girl's chastity; they are considered an honor for the entire family. The bird on the forehead is a dove symbolizing purity artisan Walter Kuma explains.
Hand-carved features glow with subtle color while a bird perches atop the head of an enigmatic figure. Victor Yao Delanyo sculpts a mask in the style of the Guro tribe from Cote d'Ivoire. I portray a Guro mask Delanyo says. It is used by secret societies during their ceremonies. Carved of seasoned sese wood the piece is embellished with dark tan polish and painted by hand.