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Granary door lock - DOGON - Mali

Lot reference 13814555
Granary door lock - DOGON  - Mali

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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.

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    lovviere September 13, 2017

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Austria $ 38.51
Belgium $ 12.21
Canada $ 38.51
Switzerland $ 38.51
Germany $ 19.26
Denmark $ 38.51
Spain $ 38.51
France $ 19.26
United Kingdom $ 19.26
Ireland $ 38.51
Italy $ 38.51
Luxembourg $ 19.26
Netherlands $ 19.26
Norway $ 38.51
Poland $ 38.51
Portugal $ 38.51
Sweden $ 38.51
United States $ 38.51
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Rest of the World $ 77.26


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