Title: Drawer Pull
Material: Solid pewter
Description: Designed by and made excusively for Africa and Beyond,
these drawer pulls make for an excellent accent piece in any home.
Not only can they spruce up a drawer or cabinet with modern African
design, but can be used as a tool to hang jewelry or other items from.
This specific drawer pull is inspired by Fang mask from Gabon.
Used by the ëNGILí society, which acted as a ěpoliceî power to
ensure the adherence of the community to the law and to re-
establish social order. The elegantly shaped design of eyebrows
and nose, gracefully articulate the face. Many 20th century
modern artists were greatly influenced by the shape and design
of these elongated masks. The Ngil
could travel from village to village without danger because its
role as a peace-keeper was recognized. They combatted evil
practices and settled disputes between clans and rivals.
Dimensions: 2" High x 1" depth x 1.5" width