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A female Dogon

Regular price €1.800,00 EUR
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A female Dogon from Sogou village, Sangha region carved in a very stylized way of depicting the female body, with short bent legs, an emphasis on the abdomen in the form of a rhombus, which could indicate pregnancy, the arms with large hands close below it, the shoulders consist of a circle on which a rare form of the neck emerges. On the whole this is an elegant oblong sculpture, the head with fine features, though marked by age and weathering; encrusted patina with age cracks due to drying out of the type ofwood Yirkou (Dogon dialect).

2.400 - 2.800,- Euro

Height: 77 cm
Weight: 3,4 kg