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Dogon Female Figure Raised Arms Mali African Art

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Title Dogon Female Figure Raised Arms Mali African Art
Type of Object Carving, Figure, Statue, Sculpture
Country of Origin Mali
People Dogon
Materials Wood
Approximate Age 20th century
Dimensions Height: 20 Inches
Width: 3.75 Inches
Overall Condition Poor
Damage/Repair Cracks, chips and a very worn patina

Additional Information:  This wonderful figure comes from the Dogon of 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 collected African art.  This figure is a prime example of classic Dogon sculpture that represents a tradition of carving rarely surpassed for longevity or imagination for Dogon art extends to the past as early as the 12th century and continues to be created in the present. 

Recommended Reading:

Griaule, M. “Les Symboles des arts africains”. 1951

Guggenheim, H. “Dogon Art”.  1974

Helene Leloup. Dogon Statuary, Daniel Amez Publisher, 1994

Roy, C.  “The Dogon of Mali and Upper Volta”.  1983.