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#1779 Dogon Door with Figures Mali African

#1779 Dogon Door with Figures Mali African

Regular price $290.00 USD
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Superb hand carved wood 

Dogon Door with Figures  Mali African measures : 22 .5" h and 24.5 w the hinges  by 17.25" w by 1" 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. 

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