Superb hand carved wood
Dogon Door with Figures ancestors and a crocodile etc... Mali African measures : 23 " h and 24.75" H with the hinge by 16.75" w 1.5" D
This stunning door has a number of human figures s carved in relief including pointed breasts strongly framed along the edges.
Most Dogon carvings of humans refer to primordial ancestors known as Nommo who brought humankind to earth and who were the first farmers and blacksmiths.
Figures dance across the surface in reflection of Dogon celebrating the idea of life and nourishment and to honor the ancestors.