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Large figure nommo, tribe of the Dogon, Mali

Large figure à planter féminine : Afrique : nommo, tribu Dogon, Mali

Bimoba (Moba) shrine female figure,19th-20th century, Togo and Ghana.

Figure: Female century Geography: Togo Culture: Moba peoples Medium: Wood Dimensions: H x W x D: 30 x 5 x 4 x x Classification: Wood-Sculpture

DOGON - Mali Light wood heavy and hard, traces of dark patina with apparent erosion of time. Could represent the god AMMA, the act of creation, while compressing a pumpkin for throw in the Void bullets clay that will give life to the universe. AMMA sitting on a stool whose part low represents the Earth and the high the sky. Between Earth and Heaven are eight genes that will start the race human.  Dimensions: cm x L21 x h68 p21

DOGON - Mali Light wood heavy and hard, traces of dark patina with apparent erosion of time. Could represent the god AMMA, the act of creation, while compressing a pumpkin for throw in the Void bullets clay that will give life to the universe. AMMA sitting on a stool whose part low represents the Earth and the high the sky. Between Earth and Heaven are eight genes that will start the race human. Dimensions: cm x L21 x h68 p21

This female figure is one of about a dozen works that have been attributed to the same Dogon artist, identified by art historians as the Master of Ogol after a village in the Sanga region where a work in this corpus was collected in 1935

This female figure is one of about a dozen works that have been attributed to the same Dogon artist, identified by art historians as the Master of Ogol after a village in the Sanga region where a work in this corpus was collected in 1935

Ancestor Figure (Bulul) | Luzon, Philippines -  Kankanay | 19th century; Wood with glass 74 x 24 x 17 cm (29 1/8 x 9 7/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Ancestor Figure (Bulul) | Luzon, Philippines - Kankanay | 19th century; Wood with glass 74 x 24 x 17 cm (29 1/8 x 9 7/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Reliquary: Standing Male Figure, Gabon

Reliquary: Standing Male Figure Date: century Geography: Gabon or Republic of Congo Culture: Kota peoples, Mbete group Medium: Wood, pigment, metal, cowrie shells Dimensions: H.

Africa | Old memorial post ~ 'kigango' ~ from the Giryama people of Kenya | Khaya Mahogoni wood.

Grosse Pfostenfigur kigango des Stammes der Giryama, Kenia A Great fine, old Postfigure (Ancestor effigy Memorial Post) kigango, Giryama-Pe.

Statue, Dogon, Style Tintan, Mali haut. 25,5 cm Signe de déférence et de respect, la pose agenouillée - également adoptée par les femmes Dogon lors des funérailles - est ici remarquablement traduite dans la sobriété des lignes, l'élan du buste et le majestueux port de tête. La dynamique de l'étroit schéma vertical s'anime dans le rythme ordonné des courtes diagonales, inscrivant avec force la figure dans l'espace. A la beauté austère des traits et de la parure répond la rich...

Statue, Dogon, Style Tintan, Mali haut. 25,5 cm Signe de déférence et de respect, la pose agenouillée - également adoptée par les femmes Dogon lors des funérailles - est ici remarquablement traduite dans la sobriété des lignes, l'élan du buste et le majestueux port de tête. La dynamique de l'étroit schéma vertical s'anime dans le rythme ordonné des courtes diagonales, inscrivant avec force la figure dans l'espace. A la beauté austère des traits et de la parure répond la rich...

Tellem headrest - carved wooden headrests have been found in burial caves - the Dogon attribute them to the Tellem, former inhabitants of the region (Bandiagara cliffs)

Tellem headrest - carved wooden headrests have been found in burial caves - the Dogon attribute them to the Tellem, former inhabitants of the region (Bandiagara cliffs)

Dogon maternity figure  http://www.pinterest.com/jasnapleho/african-sculptures/

Traditional African Art : a link between past, present and future generations : maternity figure Dogon people

Autel rituel montrant les huit nommos primordiaux, Protodogon - Tellem, Mali. Bois. H. : 24 cm © Galerie Renaud Vanuxem, photo : Hughes Dubois

Parcours des mondes: The world's leading international tribal art show broadens it's scope to include Asia - Alain.

Seated Couple [Mali; Dogon peoples] (1977.394.15) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dogon seated couple, Mali, century (wood, metal) / گیلگمش و انکیدو

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