Dogon figure (Three quarters view)
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Item : Dogon figure, Picture : Three quarters view (approx. 16 Kbytes)


This statuette depicts a figure whose chest and belly are projected forwards. The very « cubist » style and the hands brought back on the knees are characteristic of the style of the Dogon of the Seno plain. This piece probably represents a protective spirit (dege).
19th century or earlier.

Object #2287

Origin :

Mali (Madougou area)

Type :

Statuary

Ethnic group :

Dogon

Material :

Exquisite deep brown sweating patina

Size :

H = 7.4 inches

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