DOGON STYLE FIGURES 2, MALI

 

 DOGON STYLE
Figure 22
12"
$200
 

 

DOGON STYLE
Figure 25
22"
$300 

DOGON STYLE
Figure 27
19"
$300 

 

DOGON STYLE
Figure 29
19"
$250 

DOGON STYLE
Figure 31
17.5"
$250 
 

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

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

DOGON STYLE FIGURES 2, Mali

Usually representing spirits, ancestors or the primordial couple, figures such as these were placed in shrines and treated with great respect. Through a wide range of style, scale, belief and function the couples depicted share a timeless, serene equality necessary to the continuity of their societies.

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