Ancestor statue - Hardwood - Dogon - Mali

Description
Ancestor statue - Hardwood - Dogon - Mali
Early 20th century - Fair

Dogon Tintam ancestor figurine.
Meant for protection and divination.
It represents a seated ancestor. Typical position with both hands resting on the knees.
This statue looks very old. It is cracked in several places but remains very homogeneous with its very hard wood.
It measures 50 cm high and weighs 2.7 kg.
Personal collection.

Lot details
Object
Ancestor statue
Ethnic group/ culture
Dogon
Region/ country
Mali
Material
Hardwood
Period
Early 20th century
Condition
Fair
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
50×0×0 cm
Weight
2.7 kg
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