Tellem - ancestor figure - Glass beads, Wood - Dogon - Mali
2nd half 20th century - Good
Small, abstract ancestor figure of the Dogon (Mali).
The raised arms symbolise the connection between heaven and earth, associated with the appeal for rain.
The figure has a crusty patina.
- Tellem - ancestor figure
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- Glass beads, Wood
- 2nd half 20th century
- Sold with stand
- 40×6×6 cm