Dogon Female Figure, Mali
Lot 6252
Dogon Female Figure, Mali
Sold for US$ 1,220 inc. premium
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Lot Details
Dogon Female Figure, Mali
height 24 1/2in (62cm)
standing on a fragmentary circular base with knees slightly bent and full buttocks supporting an elongated torso with herniated naval and pointed breasts with incised geometric decorations; the broad shoulders leading to elongated arms, the left reaching to the top of the head and holding a pot, the cylindrical neck supporting an ovoid head with demilune ears framing the face with diminutive eyes, arrow-shaped nose, open mouth and decorated with incised geometric designs; encrusted dark brown patina.

Provenance:
Mort Lipkin, New York
Private Collection, New Jersey

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