|Title||Dogon Garden Tool Iron Blade Hoe Mali African Art|
|Type of Object||Garden tool|
|Country of Origin||Mali|
|Materials||Wood handle, iron blade|
|Approximate Age||20th century|
|Dimensions||Height: 27.5 Inches
Depth: 12 Inches
|Overall Condition||Fair. Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners. Small splits, scrapes and cracks are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use. We examine each piece carefully when we receive it and report any damage we find in our listings. Please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage.|
|Damage/Repair||Rusted surface, cracks, chips, general wear, and arrested bug damage|
Additional Information: A tool in a form that resembles a hoe; we know this tool to be made by the Dogon people. Farm tools are an integral part of the Dogon society.
An example of this type of tool is featured in the Hamill gallery.