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This is a fine old carved wooden Female ancestor sculpture from the Senou region of Mali, West Africa and the Dogon peoples. The sculpture features a female ancestor shown seated and supported by three small female ancestors, perhaps suggesting ancestral lineage. Figures such as this are associated with prayers for fertility and for rain during times of drought.The left arm has been repaired. Measures 22 inches tall.


Well worn, left arm reattached.

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Dogon Female Ancestor sculpture hand raised in Prayer

Estimate $150 - $300Mar 11, 2017
1800 Revere Blvd
United States
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