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Banana Face

Theophilus Sackey
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Description

A hand-carved mask crafted by hand by Master Artisan Theophilus Sackey and his team. It features blue and black colors and a curved design inspired by the Banana fruit. It is crafted from Sese Wood and measures 12.25 inches (Height) x 4.3 inches (Length) x 2 inches (Diameter). Weighs 10 ounces.

Handcrafted and imported from Ghana, your purchase helps support local Ghanaian artisans, their family and the community. Each item is handmade so there may be slight and subtle differences in size, color, and pattern. These slight differences are what makes each African Mask unique and a true work of art.

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Description

A hand-carved mask crafted by hand by Master Artisan Theophilus Sackey and his team. It features blue and black colors and a curved design inspired by the Banana fruit. It is crafted from Sese Wood and measures 12.25 inches (Height) x 4.3 inches (Length) x 2 inches (Diameter). Weighs 10 ounces.

Handcrafted and imported from Ghana, your purchase helps support local Ghanaian artisans, their family and the community. Each item is handmade so there may be slight and subtle differences in size, color, and pattern. These slight differences are what makes each African Mask unique and a true work of art.

Specs.
Edition Hand Made
Height 11.75 inches
Length 4.3 inches
Medium Sese Wood
Signed Unsigned
SKU 370235
Width 2.4 inches
Theophilus Sackey
I am a calm, humble and quiet person who also loves arts and crafts. I was born on November 22, 1985 in a suburb of the Greater Accra region of Ghana. When I was in primary school, I admired art and used to draw animals and images that I found. After school, I'd stop by the workshop of Salihu Ibrahim to observe him and his workers as they carved different objects out of raw wood. They really caught my attention, and I visited the workshop daily. Realizing my interest, Salihu offered to train me. I was most interested, so learning the skill was not a difficult thing. Within a short time, I could finish the carved items. At a certain point in time, my parents could not afford to further my education so I decided to continue learning under Salihu and pursue a career in this field. What inspires me most is when people express appreciation for my designs. It is my dream to one day become the owner of a well-established art workshop and be able to employ many workers to reduce the alarming rate of unemployment in Ghana.
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