Around 1920 - Very good condition.
This is the anthropomorphic part that was put on the door ... the lock bolt is missing.
It represents seated twins who symbolize the balance between the gods and the people.
At their marriage these locks were given by the husband to the wife in order to seal it.
Height: approx. 29.50 cm.
Former Gallery Ambre, Brussels (Sablon)
See: “ Serrures de paus DOGON " A. Bilot & co, Paris, 2008, p. 62 - 79 (various illustrations).
Hardwood with fat oil patina.
Flat area at the back dry.
Two iron mounting pins.
Three metal lock pins.
Slight insect damage on the left side.
Traces of wear and tear.
Engraved "Dinge tangu" motif on flat area in front.
Will be sent with Track & Trace
|Member since:||December 9, 2015|
just fine and special
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Bijzonder mooi masker! snel en verzorgd ingepakt verstuurd.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Ontzettend mooi werk, voldeed volledig aan beschrijving en foto's, heel zorgvuldig verpakt en verzonden.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Très belle statuette Punu avec une belle patine, elle sent encore l'huile sur la coiffe
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Excellent masque Dan/Liberia, avec une très belle patine d'usage et de libations
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