Sese Wood and Aluminum Mask with a Distressed Finish, "Yeau Light"
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Abdulai Osman Adam works diligently to become the best at his craft, hand-carving this African mask of local sese wood in the shape of a round face. He gives the mask a distressed finish with line motifs and a circle of embossed aluminum sheet around the perimeter. The mask is named Yeau, a Bimoba word meaning "brightness."
- 0.30 kgs
- 0.7 lbs
- 19.5 cm H x 17.5 cm W x 8 cm D
- 7.75" H x 7" W x 3.1" D
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Abdulai Osman Adam has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $600.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.