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Ancestor figure – Wood – Dogon – Mali


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Stylish wooden male ancestor figure from the DOGON tribe, Mali. Good condition with beautiful aged patina.
Dogon figures are predominantly associated with the ancestor cult. They are carved either for personal or family use or, if they commemorate the foundation of a community, are worshiped by the village.

Provenance: Manfred Schäfer collection, ex- gallery owner from Ulm, Germany.

Including professional  custom made stand.

Object: Ancestor figure
Ethnic group/ culture: Dogon
Region/ country: Mali
Material: Wood
Period: Mid 20th century
Condition: Good
Sold with stand: Yes
Dimensions: 89×15×15 cm
Weight: 7000 g


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