DOGON MASKS 3, Mali

 DOGON 56
(White Monkey)
23"
$600

 

 DOGON
Mask 63
15.5"
$450

Despite their appearance, these masks shows no evidence of age or use and were probably made to be sold.

 

DOGON
Sirige 1
95"
SOLD

 



 DOGON 43
(Gomintogo)
25.5"
SOLD


Photographs © Tim Hamill

DOGON, MASKS 3, Mali

The Dogon carve over eighty kinds of mask some of which, especially the Satimbe, Katanga and Sirige, are considered to have potent magical powers. Others, representing hunters or animals, are used in dances of a more celebratory or social nature.

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