Ghana Crafts: Ghana is one of the most well known countries on the African continent. Ghana has a rich history and has become the epicenter of Western African for art. Their traditional crafts include the works of the most famous Ashanti people. The styling of Ghanian works is tremendously varied and ever changing due to worldwide demand and the seemingly endless creative energy of its craftsmen. The pieces offered are hand carved from hard wood and shinned to a high glossy finish. The pieces are solid, very, very well crafted and a fantastic value. Selections offer precise hand detailing including tedious bead work and metal embossments. Each piece is artful and will add a tasteful, unobtrusive touch of Africa to any decor.
On Display: This Ashanti mask is dedicated to the tribute of the highly regarded earth spider; a symbol of supernatural wisdom. The legs adorned with hand cut brass inlays and cowry shell pieces frame the wooden face mask of an Ashanti elder. This item is self supportative. Please click photo for enlargement! Dimensions: 16 1/2 inches tall x 7 1/2 inches wide.
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Dimensions: 16 1/2 inches tall x 7 1/2 inches wide.
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