Extraordinary Dogon bronze mask with a raised seated female on the forehead made with lost wax process which make it unique piece , with amazing patina ,
13" h by 8.5" w by 2" d
The figure on the top is a symbol of protection to protects its wearer against various illnesses
Cast by the lost wax method, whereby a model is hand-shaped in beeswax, the model is then encased in clay. Once cast, the mold is destroyed, making each piece unique and an original.