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Tellem figure – Wood – Dogon – Mali


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Authentic wooden Tellem figure from the Dogon tribe from Mali. The Tellem are known for their abstract images with outstretched arms. This was seen as a sign for a plea for rain. This is a particularly appealing image, with the typical outstretched arms in the air.
Good condition with a beautiful aged patina.

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

Including professional custom made stand.

Object: Tellem figure
Ethnic group/ culture: Dogon
Region/ country: Mali
Material: Wood
Period: 2nd half 20th century
Condition: Good
Sold with stand: Yes
Dimensions: 49×8×8 cm
Weight: 950 g


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