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African Art Dogon Tribe Ceremonial Dancing Mask

Lot 0063
Zoomorphic ceremonial dancing mask from the Dogon tribe in Mali, East Africa. Mask is carved wood with painted red, yellow, green, and blue tone details. Mask has oversized openings for eyes, along with painted extensions on either side of mask. Mask measures approx 20 inches in length by 11 inches in width by 7 inches in depth. Mask has surface wear consistent with age. African Art, Tribal Art, African sculpture, ethnographic Art, African folk art, African sculpture figural, decorative art, collectible African arts, African Dancing ceremonial mask. Property of a New York Private Collection. ‘The highly revered Dogon masks are worn to mark occasions throughout the year. The masks, according to the Dogon serve as a connection between heaven, which is the afterlife and earth. One of the most popular dance rituals is the ’dama.’’(Info from Face2Face Africa), 7

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African Art Dogon Tribe Ceremonial Dancing Mask

Estimate $100 - $1,000Sep 11
Mount Kisco, NY, USA