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Dogon Miniature House Post Figural Toguna Mali African Art

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Title Dogon Miniature House Post Figural Toguna Mali African Art
Type of Object House Post miniature
Country of Origin Mali
People Dogon
Materials Wood
Approximate Age 20th century
Dimensions Height: 16 Inches
Width: 3 Inches
Overall Condition Good
Damage/Repair Cracked, small chips


Additional Information: A miniature size and well-carved post decorated with small figures. The post is from the Dogon people of Mali. It 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. â??Les Symboles des arts Africainsâ?. 1951


Guggenheim, H. â??Dogon Artâ?. 1974


Roy, C. â??The Dogon of Mali and Upper Voltaâ?. 1983.