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$185.00

These large, authentic masks, hand-carved in Burkina Faso for agricultural ceremonies to promote a healthy harvest, will make a dramatic statement in your home!

The masks' geometric design is used to draw people's attention. When worn at night performances around a fire, the effect is quite dramatic. The handle at the bottom of each mask is where the wearer holds the mask during the ceremony.

Sizes range approximately:
14" mask, 17" to end of knob".
17" mask, 21" to end of knob.
20" mask, 23" to end knob.
See info under the size options on the drop-down. Design and size may vary slightly.

$185.00

These one-of-a-kind large, authentic masks are carved in Burkina Faso, where they are used for agricultural ceremonies that promote a healthy harvest.

The mask is affixed to the wearer's head with raffia through the holes on the bottom of the mask, and the rest of the head is generally covered by raffia. The chameleon is often used in ceremonies as it is believed to have magical powers and is held in high regard.

Small Chameleon Mask - 28"L x 7.5"T x 5"W. Large Chameleon Mask - 32"L x 8.5"T x 6.5"W

$62.00

These patinated bronze leopard figures are adorned with circular, geometric markings. Each figure features intricate details including whiskers, eyes and artfully crafted paws.

Only four available Leopards measure approximately 5" tall, 4.5" long, 2" wide.

About the Artisans:

These intricate bronze figures are handcrafted in West Africa. Leopards appear frequently in Benin art, and are representative of authority and royalty.

$250.00

This one-of-a-kind shield features hand-carved geometric lines. Carved from a single piece of wood, this piece is beautiful mounted on a wall or displayed using a stand.

Only one available. Shield measures approximately 20-21" diameter and 2.5" deep.

About the Artisans:

Hand-carved shields from Cameroon are artfully crafted from single pieces of wood. Featuring a variety of intricate designs and patterns, these shields are truly unique pieces.

$250.00

This one-of-a-kind shield features hand-carved geometric lines. Carved from a single piece of wood, this piece is beautiful mounted on a wall or displayed using a stand.

Only one available. Shield measures approximately 20-21" diameter and 2.5" deep.

About the Artisans:

Hand-carved shields from Cameroon are artfully crafted from single pieces of wood. Featuring a variety of intricate designs and patterns, these shields are truly unique pieces.

$250.00

This one-of-a-kind shield features hand-carved geometric lines. Carved from a single piece of wood, this piece is beautiful mounted on a wall or displayed using a stand.

Only one available. Shield measures approximately 20-21" diameter and 2.5" deep.

About the Artisans:

Hand-carved shields from Cameroon are artfully crafted from single pieces of wood. Featuring a variety of intricate designs and patterns, these shields are truly unique pieces.

$325.00

This one-of-a-kind figure depicts a playful baby antelope perched on its mother's back. Featuring hammered metal accents, incised geometric detailing, antler tips finished with leather and animal hair, and red tassels used as nose and ear piercings, this sculpture is intricately and artfully crafted.

Only one available. Carving measures: 41" tall x 11" deep x 4" wide. Figure is mounted on a metal base measuring 6" x 4".

About the Artisans:

The Chiwara, is an antelope figure representative of the development of agricultural traditions and practices. Mythology of the Bambara people of Mali describes the Chi Wara as an antelope who first shared with humanity the practices of farming and harvesting.

$225.00

The Bozo people of Mali are known as "masters of the river", and their culture and artwork centers around their interaction with the Niger River.

These large fish sculptures pay tribute to the handcrafted animal puppets and masks that are used in the Sogo Ba celebration, where young men in elaborate costumes use dance to entertain and teach.

This vintage fish sculpture is one-of-a-kind. Intricate hand-painted details and rustic, hand-carved wood make the fish a unique work of art. Mount for wall display or display on a stand; stand is included.

Size: 30" long x 7" wide x 7" tall

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