Mask - Wood - Dogon - Mali

Description
Mask - Wood - Dogon - Mali
2nd half 20th century - Good

Height: 34 cm; width: 13 cm; depth: 9.5 cm; weight: 960 g.
In Dogon culture, the monkey represents wild, uncivilised, dangerous, and unsociable behaviour--the exact opposite of what one should expect of a Dogon. The Dogon people use three types of monkey masks, which are identified by colour rather than form. Dege is the black monkey, Omono is the white one, and Ko the red one. The stand, visible on the pictures, is not included.
Shipped via Colissimo expert, with track & trace.

Lot details
Object
Mask
Ethnic group/ culture
Dogon
Region/ country
Mali
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
34×13×9.5 cm
Weight
722 g
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