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Old Dogon lock with his key - Wood - Mali

Lot reference 32029473

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Location: France
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Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Object: Old Dogon lock with his key
Region/ country: Mali
Material: Wood
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 25×19×25 cm

Dogon Lock with its Key, very ancient piece with an exceptional patina of wear.
Dogon granaries are very small and can be squared or oval.
Their framework is in wood covered with cob, it is isolated from the ground, and the roof is often thatched.
The locks are reinforced with a protection system, closely related to their own symbolism.
Representations which we can find on these locks establish the belonging of the owner to a clan and indicate his social rank.
All of the locks have a name related to the message these transmit, a person or a story recounting the owner’s life or an episode of his life.

Private collection.

Fr user-50bbf4e  

Catawiki member since April 26, 2019, received 41 reviews in total (41 in last 12 months)

Feedback score: 97.6% (41 reviews)
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    joaocruz1 February 18, 2020

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    Tutto perfetto!!!
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    Fausto3 February 15, 2020

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    Très bien. Merci !
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    MITHRIDATE February 2, 2020

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    Absolument content de mon achat!
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    user-dd3803a January 24, 2020

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    Bien recu, content de mon achat!
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    user-dd3803a January 22, 2020

  • A very impressive sculpture, quite corresponding to the pictures. Sent quickly and well protected, all was perfect, thanks.

    user-29874f8 January 20, 2020

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    fast carrier..
    Tks
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    madeirasailmakers January 13, 2020

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    Het is nog mooier dan op de foto's ! Top!!
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    user-895c621 December 10, 2019

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    Todo muy bien, tanto en lo que concierne al tiempo de entrega como en el embalaje.
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    user-a960ef6 December 5, 2019

  • Thank you - It's a nice small decorative' mask.

    Sincerely,
    Ragnar G. Norddahl
    norddahl@artech.dk

    Norddahl November 22, 2019

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    very nice Tutto molto bello Come da descrizione Grazie
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    Gygio November 5, 2019

  • poer craftsmanship

    user-5aca1bf October 3, 2019

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    All right.
    Good packing
    Thank you
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    ARIEL166 September 5, 2019

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    très bien fait,top
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    Lucassen3 August 6, 2019

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    Très beau bouclier qui est arrivé en très bon état, car il était parfaitement emballé. Il a déjà trouvé sa place dans la décoration africaine de la maison. Un grand merci. Cordialement, Raoul
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    user-24fd5af August 5, 2019

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    I love it. To recommend
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    user-c851529 July 31, 2019

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    Wie beschrieben, gut verpackt
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    user-6ab0a03 July 16, 2019

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    Colis bien emballé, bonne réception , beau masque.
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    user-72a4e94 July 15, 2019

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    Mooi!
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    user-a528b48 July 8, 2019

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    masque sans valeur : présentant bien plus que de l'usure puisqu'une oreille est cassée mais en plus les plaques basses du visage sont manquantes et leur fixations cachées par une patine recente.
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    carnopunique July 5, 2019

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    Bonjour Mr Laurens,

    le masque a été collecté dans cet état il y a plusieurs années.
    Il faisait parti d'un collection familial et je l'ai toujours connu et vu tel quel.
    Je peux vous affirmer et vous confirmer qu' aucunes restaurations "récentes"n'a été faite sur le masque.
    Je suis formelle.
    Bien à vous.
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    Excellent bonne livraison un grand merci superbe masque
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    user-72a4e94 June 29, 2019

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    Wundervoll, wie beschrieben. Sehr gut verpackt
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    user-6ab0a03 June 26, 2019

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    Très bien !
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    phil7533 June 23, 2019

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    Schöne Maske, wie beschrieben
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    user-6ab0a03 June 21, 2019

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    Parfait. merci ! Laurent
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    maisonhilarion June 11, 2019

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