Superb hand carved wood
Dogon Door with Figures and crocodiles etc... Mali African measures : 45.5" H and 42" h with the hinges by 25" w 3.5" D
This stunning door has a number of Crocodiles and birds carved in relief including pointed breasts strongly framed along the edges and middle.
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.