Beautiful statue - Wood - Dogon - Mali

Description
Beautiful statue - Wood - Dogon - Mali
Mid 20th century - Good

Beautiful Feminine Statuette in hardwood, with a magnificent patina, sitting, with the hands delicately falling on her thighs. This type of statuary was the prerogative of altars of feminine societies, it symbolises a feminine ancestor, invoked against sterility and for successful pregnancies. These pieces would have also had an initiatory function during cotton spinning sessions.
Please note the very beautiful geometric stylistic of this piece, as well as the beautiful work of simplicity.



From a personal collection acquired over the years, guaranteeing origin and authentic provenance.



Dimensions of the figurine:
Height without stand: 44 cm


Weight, including the stand: 0.865 kilograms.

Sold with the stand.



Careful packaging, registered shipment.

Lot details
Object
Beautiful statue
Ethnic group/ culture
Dogon
Region/ country
Mali
Material
Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
44×1×1 cm
Weight
865 g
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