Beaded Bird - Ghana

Beaded Bird – Ghana

Beaded Bird - Ghana

Beaded Bird – Ghana

Bubbly brass textures illuminate the stern gaze of a mask from the Akwapim people.

Beaded Bird Ghana

Beaded Bird – Ghana

Bubbly brass textures illuminate the stern gaze of a mask from the Akwapim people of eastern Ghana. Bright beads encircle the repousse (a technique of hammering from the reverse side to create the intended design.)

Wood – 12” x 6” (30.5 cm x 15.3 cm)

Item # 10002-M

Beaded Bird Ghana

Beaded Bird – Ghana – Back

Beaded Bird” by Victor Yao Delanyo (tag on back of mask)

Beaded Bird - Ghana - back - detail

Beaded Bird – Ghana – back – detail