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Old DOGON multifaced altar from the TORO region in MALI

Lot reference 15328509
Old DOGON multifaced altar from the TORO region in MALI

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Current bid $348
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Location: France
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Circa 1960s/1970s, in good condition, strong patina from use

USE: figure of altar used for offerings and libations which subsequently became a medical pot.

POPULATION: Dogon of Mali from the Toro region at the East of the cliff of Bandiagara.

MATERIAL: Caecedra hardwood with crusty patina of wear and libation.

DIMENSIONS: 42 cm.

CONDITION: in good condition, cracks of desiccation due to its age under the base.

RESTORATIONS PERFORMED: none.

This object has an exit permit for the Malian territory issued by the National Museum of Bamako.

This object was acquired from Adama Diarra, former President of Mali antique dealers.

A professional invoice with picture and description as well as a copy of the export authorisation will be included with the parcel.

This piece can be viewed in the Farafi Gallery in Aix in Provence, specialist of the Arts of Mali for over twenty years.

Neat and fast shipping by Colissimo with insurance.

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    Unfortunately the statue arrived with one leg and one foot completely broken off

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    Please provide me with email oder WhatsApp so I can send you Fotos

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    pippocane January 29, 2019

  • Perfect !

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    katilafia December 21, 2018

  • Statue arrived well wrapped, within a few days, and lived up to my expectations.

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    Perfect package. Received the statue in perfect condition. In addition, many thanks for the gift.....Very kind of you. Best regards.
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    pippocane December 11, 2018

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    Das linke Bein der Figur hat einen Splitterbruch, weil der viel zu große Karton bis auf eine Noppenfolie zum Einwickeln leer war. Verkäufer gestern angerufen und Mail mit 5 Fotos geschickt.
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    Katzinchen November 22, 2018

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    désolé mais je ne maitrise pas le mauvais traitement des colis par la poste ce n'est pas mes premiers envois je n'ai jamais eu de problème d'emballage, j'ai l'impréssion que c'était prémédité le paiement était vraiment tardif;plusieurs rappel comme si l'acheteur regrétait;dés la réclamation avant d'attendre la réponse évaluation négative le tout dans l'urgence tant pis
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    Tutto ok. Ottimo rapporto interpersonale.
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    pippocane November 19, 2018

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    It is a beautiful piece, but unfortunately with many glues and one leg was broken at arrival.
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    Pietjou November 18, 2018

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    désolé pour la casse a l'arrivée je ne maitrise pas le transport,pour la jambe cassée et recollée c'était précisé dans l'annonce
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    user-75c0ac1 October 21, 2018

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    Bien reçu, bien emballé, pas de dégats , recollage bras ok ,

    Objet authentique,tout a fait conforme a la description, merci .
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    Lezambi October 2, 2018

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    Beautiful & original pieces
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    calin1975 June 29, 2018

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    Très belle et très ancienne figure de Jonyeleni avec patine crouteuse de libations épaisse. Ce petit côté " minimaliste "est exquis. MAGNIFIQUE.
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    lovviere June 28, 2018

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    pièce d'exception a tout niveau transaction parfaite objet superbe suis ravie
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    katilafia June 24, 2018

  • Excellent seller!!!
    Great quality item packaged well. It arrived quickly once it got through Canadian customs on my end. Seller did an ekccelnt job in description.
    Highly recommend,

    user-ceaabe2 June 23, 2018

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    etno52 June 5, 2018

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    Merci, un vrai bonheur d'avoir cette statuette sur mon bureau , tout est bien , Merci encore
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    SBK March 28, 2018

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    everthing perfect !!! MERCI !!!
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    Navaron March 19, 2018

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    Très beau masque N'TOMO avec belle patine crouteuse
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    excellent piece, fast delivery, recommended...
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