DOGON HAIRPINS, MALI

Despite their appearance, these hairpins were probably made to be sold.

Measurement = height of figure. Total pin height ranges from 8" - 9.25". Price includes stand.

DOGON
Hairpin 1
2" high
$150

DOGON
Hairpin 3
2.75" high
$150

DOGON
Hairpin 4
1.25" high
$125


DOGON
Hairpin 8
1.5" high
$125

DOGON
Hairpin 9
2" high
$150

DOGON
Hairpin 10
2.5" high
$150


The hairpins below have been sold and are left here for educational and reference purposes.

DOGON
Hairpin 2
1.5"
SOLD

 

DOGON
Hairpin 5
2"
SOLD

 

DOGON
Hairpin 6
1.75"
SOLD

 

DOGON
Hairpin 7
2.5"
SOLD

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

DOGON, HAIRPINS, Mali

These hairpins, cast by the lost wax process, depict either animals or riders. Although horses are rare, horsemen as icon have existed for 1000 years in Mali. Some would depict a hogon, the supreme officeholder, a semi-divine leader of great wisdom, or even a mythological emissary from a distant land.

Measurement = height of figure. Total pin height ranges from 8" - 9.25". Price includes stand.

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