Horse rider - Bronze - Dogon - Mali

Description
Horse rider - Bronze - Dogon - Mali
2nd half 20th century - Very good condition, slightly used with small signs of wear

The pair formed by the rider and his horse, is a mythical figure of the Dogon mythology.
In the Dogon culture, the rider is a complex symbol.
He is the symbol of material power, but he is also the instrument of war adventures.
Finally, in a more metaphysical way, he dominates the mortal and the physical worlds by exhibiting his moral strength.

Height: 24 cm.
2.10kg

Registered Colissimo shipment.

Lot details
Object
Horse rider
Ethnic group/ culture
Dogon
Region/ country
Mali
Material
Bronze
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Very good condition, slightly used with small signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
24×35×1 cm
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