FUNCTION: ritual ceremonial headdress of the Hogon spiritual leader, decorated with a bird, totem animal of authority, and covered with a frieze of ‘nommo’, primordial ancestral figures.
POPULATION: Dogon people of Mali.
MATERIAL: hard wood with thick brown patina
SIZE: 29 cm high x 20 cm wide.
CONDITION of PRESERVATION: good overall condition with no breakage or restorations, wear in the most exposed areas, raw patina inside
PROVENANCE: ex-collection of André Defin, former African Art dealer, then Farafi Gallery in Aix en Provence, specialist in the art of Mali for more than twenty-five years.
Careful shipping via Colissimo with tracking and signature required upon receipt. Comes with a certificate with the picture and description provided above.
- Nombre de objeto indígena
- de hogon
- Grupo étnico/cultura
- Región / país
- mediados del siglo XX
- Se vende con soporte
- 29×20×20 cm