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Lot 3004
Dogon Female Figure
Sold for US$ 8,812 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Dogon Figure
Mali, depicting a standing woman, with knees bent, the feet disappearing into the block base decorated with chip carving at front, her abdomen protruding below the pendant breasts, the lengthy straight arms dropped with hands held about the groin, the lengthy neck supporting a head marked by median crest and wide semicircular ears, the facial features barely indicated over the deep cut mouth, encrusted patina, a substance filling the protruding abdomen possibly an old restoration.
Height 18 1/4in
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Part of a collection purchased by the present owner in New York tribal art galleries during the 1950's and '60's.
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