Lot 47: A fine Dogon figure

People: Dogon
H: 16"
The figure with hands raised to face, possibly relating to the Binu priest, with knop atop the head, classical "c" shaped ears, angular shoulders, and rounded buttocks, on an integral base. Remains of sacrificial encrustation, and fine aged patina. On a custom wood base.

Ex. Julius Carlebach, NY (prior to 1935) ; A Private Washington DC Collection ; Bonhams November 13, 2007; lot 2080; A European private collection.


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