Couple ancestor statues - Bronze - Dogon - Mali

Description
Couple ancestor statues - Bronze - Dogon - Mali
2nd half 20th century - Good

A pair of bronze ancestor statues, made from the "lost wax" method. The Dogon tribe has great respect for the ancestors and honor them with bronze statues. The statues were placed in the hut of the chief.

The statues are in good condition and have beautiful patina and details.

Weight: 425 & 454 gram
Dimensions: 32 x 5 x 3 cm & 31 x 6 x 3 cm

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Lot details
Object
Couple ancestor statues
Ethnic group/ culture
Dogon
Region/ country
Mali
Material
Bronze
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
32×5×3 cm
Weight
879 g
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