Dogon Door with Figures Mali African
measures : 17" h and 19.5 " h w the hinges by 12.5" w and 1.5" d
This stunning door has a number of human figures 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.