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Dogon Stone Sculpture Mali African Art 15 Inch

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Title Dogon Stone Sculpture Mali African Art 15 Inch
Type of Object Carving, Figure, Statue, Sculpture
Country of Origin Mali
People Dogon
Materials unknown stone
Approximate Age unknown
Dimensions Height: 15 Inches
Width: 6 Inches
Depth: 3.5 Inches
15 lbs
Overall Condition fair to good
Damage/Repair stained and pitted surfaces. small chips

 Additional Information: The sculpture depicts a figure with a vessel resting on the head...or an elaborate hairstyle?  The face is expressive, and the decoration is ornate.  The form is not particularly well known: Dogon stone art.  But the piece came from a trader who indicates it is indeed Dogon from Mali.

Known for their art as well as their remarkable villages along the heights of the Bandiagara escarpment, Dogon art remains today some of the best known and most collected African art.