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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.
Considering its age, the statue is still in a good condition with a beautiful age of patina.

Object: Tellem figure
Ethnic group/ culture: Dogon
Region/ country: Mali
Material: Wood
Period: 2nd half 20th century
Condition: Good
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 87×37×26 cm
Weight: 7000 g


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