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African wood mask, 'White Adesewa' - Artisan Hand Carved Sese Wood White Adesewa Beauty Mask Curate

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White Adesewa Artisan Hand Carved Sese Wood White Adesewa Beauty Mask

"Crowned beauty," proclaims the name of this mask, from the Yoruba language. The... more

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"Crowned beauty," proclaims the name of this mask, from the Yoruba language. The face is painted white with thick black eyebrows, and then crowned with a blue and yellow headpiece, all carved from local sese wood by Ghanaian artisan Abdul Aziz Mohamadu. The rounded diamond shape highlights the pointed chin and high forehead, used in many kinds of African masks as a representation of idealized beauty.

  • 0.60 kgs
  • 1.3 lbs
  • 29 cm H x 20 cm W x 8 cm D
  • 11.5" H x 7.75" W x 3.1" D

  • Sese wood
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Abdul has four children of his own and and cares for an additional four. All eight children live with him and he treats them all as his own.

Abdul has a dream of establishing an art academy for carving and sharing the African culture that is so closely tried to wood carving. So far he has trained over 30 people but hopes that number can grow to be in the hundreds with an academy.

Since he started working with NOVICA, he has been able to grow his business. Through NOVICA and his determination, everyday he gets a little closer to his goal of empowering and training others in carving.

Abdul financially supports the education of his own four children and the four other children that live with him.

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African wood mask 'White Adesewa' by Abdul Aziz Mohamadu can be found in masks categories such as Cultural Masks, Folk Art Masks, Ghanaian Masks and Wood Masks. Enjoy exploring these sections for other Novica treasures.

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Abdul Aziz Mohamadu

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Abdul Aziz Mohamadu

Hand-carved African masks

West Africa
8 artist reviews

8 Testimonials for Abdul Aziz Mohamadu

Joseph

Doral, FL

The mask I received is meticulously crafted. Every detail is beautifully created.

BflyBfreeBme

Garland, Texas

Beautiful Mask, love all the details. Thank you so much. I will purchase again from Abdul Aziz Mohamadu.

blkqueen48

Sacramento, ca

I just wanted to personal Thank You for my beautiful masks. Your passion and love in your work shows through the detail of your artistry.
 
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