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Equestrian Figure – Bronze – Dogon – Mali


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Beautiful bronze equestrian figure from the Dogon tribe of Mali. Equestrian figures express status, prestige, and power. They bring honor to the ancestors. Although rare, horsemen as an icon have existed for 1000 years. Horsemen could be a supreme officeholder (Hogon), emissary from a distant land, or a warrior.

Object Equestrian figure
Ethnic group: Dogon
Country: Mali
Material: Bronze
Estimated period: Mid 20th century
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 21x18x3 cm
Weight: 950 gram
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear