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Ancestral Dogon couple. MALI

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Ancestral Dogon couple. MALI

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End XVIIIth-Early XIXth - Good condition. Provenance: Collection A. Plaisance, Brussels.

2 Ancestral Dogon figures MALI
Height =29 cm & 32 cm. (35 with the iron)
These 2 figure are sold with a custom made metal stand

Old weathered patina, and with remains of offerings, a nail inserted on top.
End XVIIIth-Early XIXth - Good condition.

PROVENANCE: Collection A. Plaisance, Brussels.. well known for good taste and knowledge and awareness of objects of great beauty and harmony.
The Dogon live on the cliffs of Bandiagara, which dominate the plains for over 150 miles. The objects founds inside the grottes are often hundred of years old, and perfectly conserved due to the dry climate. The great art was discovered in the early XXth, and studied by the french anthropologist Marcel Griauld.

More about the Dogon:
Buy a superb book about Dogon art: ( Amazon fr) or (
Dogon map:

Can be viewed or picked up, if desired, at David Norden's African Antiques Shop in Antwerp.
Sold with a written description of the tribe and with the private opinion of David Norden.

Free delivery. Sent by insured and registered mail with Track & Trace. May also be picked up at David Norden's in Antwerp, by arrangement only.

Please note: seller guarantees this product's authenticity.

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