Horse rider - Wood - Dogon - Mali

Description
Horse rider - Wood - Dogon - Mali
Mid 20th century - Fair

Dogon Rider, Mali

Rider in wood, from the region of Bandiagara.
Attitude characteristic of a rider, perched backwards, holding a long object on the left side, conferring to him an impression of pride.
Among the Dogon, riders represent power and wealth.
The item presents a crusty patina.

Lot details
Object
Horse rider
Ethnic group/ culture
Dogon
Region/ country
Mali
Material
Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Fair
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
43×30×9 cm
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