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Wisdom Bird Mask

Victor Dushie
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Description

An authentic African mask crafted from Sese wood and aluminium by Victor Dushie and his team of Ghanaian artisans. The mask features a variety of brown earth tones, a circular or round shape and dotted aluminum decorative accents that represent ritualistic African scarification. Perched atop of the mask is the Sankofa bird that whispers wise words and counsel and is where this mask gets its name from.

This mask measures 11.25 inches (Height) x 10.25 inches (Length) x 4.3 inches (Depth) in size. It is hand-carved from Sese wood and aluminium motifs and rich brown earth tone colors are then added to the African Mask. Made in Ghana and imported from Africa to the United States.

Each mask is handcrafted and imported from Ghana and 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

An authentic African mask crafted from Sese wood and aluminium by Victor Dushie and his team of Ghanaian artisans. The mask features a variety of brown earth tones, a circular or round shape and dotted aluminum decorative accents that represent ritualistic African scarification. Perched atop of the mask is the Sankofa bird that whispers wise words and counsel and is where this mask gets its name from.

This mask measures 11.25 inches (Height) x 10.25 inches (Length) x 4.3 inches (Depth) in size. It is hand-carved from Sese wood and aluminium motifs and rich brown earth tone colors are then added to the African Mask. Made in Ghana and imported from Africa to the United States.

Each mask is handcrafted and imported from Ghana and 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 Each masks is carved by hand by Victor Dushie and his team of local Ghanaian artisans.
Height 11.25 inches
Length 10.25 inches
Medium Sese Wood and Aluminum
SKU 310268
Victor Dushie
Victor Dushie grew up in a community of wood carvers and designers. He learned from Master Artisan Sasu Kanu who worked closely with him as he developed his craft. After years of training and personal experience he began to start his own workshop and trained two apprentices. The majority of his work is made from sustainable Sese wood. He pull inspiration from the other artisans in his community and the Bible. He works with his family in his workshiop and loves designing new pieces of African Decor and sanding them down before performing the final touches.
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