Ancestor Figure (1) - Wood - Small Dogon Figure - Dogon - Mali

Description
Ancestor Figure (1) - Wood - Small Dogon Figure - Dogon - Mali
1st half of the 20th century - Good condition with visible signs of wear and tear.

This very old authentic wooden statue portrays a bearded man with the typical braided hairstyle of his ethnic group; his posture is characteristic of Dogon figures.
Eroded, grooved wood.
Lovely patina.

From a private collection in the U.S.A.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Ancestor figure
Indigenous object name
kleine Dogon Figur
Ethnic group/ culture
Dogon
Region/ country
Mali
Material
Wood
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
18×3×5 cm
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