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#4898 Large Dogon Bronze Pirogue Crocodile Boat W/ figures , Mali 15.5" W

#4898 Large Dogon Bronze Pirogue Crocodile Boat W/ figures , Mali 15.5" W

Regular price $425.00 USD
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Superb large  Ethnic African Dogon  Bronze  pirogue Crocodile Boat w / Figures Mali  w/  verdigris oxidized patina, Dogon  castings were all made by the lost-wax technique, which produces one-of-a-kind pieces .

 measures approx : 15.5ʺW × 3.25ʺD × 5.5ʺH

amazing  In person  This sculpture reflects the artistry, power, and authority of the Dogon blacksmith, as it was he who also carved the well-known wooden sculptures used by the Dogon. 

Iron sculpture special meaning for the Dogon for they blend symbol and a powerful aesthetic in a very abstract image.

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