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Superb African Dogon Bronze Mask Mali
Superb African Dogon Bronze Mask Mali
Superb African Dogon Bronze Mask Mali
Superb African Dogon Bronze Mask Mali
Superb African Dogon Bronze Mask Mali

Superb African Dogon Bronze Mask Mali

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$301.75
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$400.00
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Extraordinary Dogon bronze mask with a raised chameleon on the forehead made with lost wax process which make it unique piece , with amazing patina ,
7" h by 4.5" w by 3.25 " d
The chameleon is appreciated as a symbol of protection as it is admired for its intelligence as it has a tremendous capacity to camouflage itself in its surroundings, and possesses all round vision. It is said to protects its wearer against various illnesses
Smaller examples of brass chameleons are worn by children starting at a very young age. 

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.