dogon mask from the Harrie Heinemans collections
old dogon mask dogon mask from the Harrie Heinemans collections
Dogon mask as published in september 2010
Dogon Mask . Satimbe Mask or Kanaga mask
"At the Dogon of Mali, myths where collected by Marcel Griaule that illustrates the process which leads to the creation of the masks.
Ok tell me if you want it, this is a genuine old Dogon mask, XIXth century .
The abstracted facial form is based on that of a
twenty-foot-long "great mask" that is carried but not worn and that
functions as an ancestral effigy of the first death. All Dogon masks lead the
spirits of the deceased toward the ancestral realm.
probable age: XVIIth century
Provenance: Harrie Heinemans collection
Signature inside : BX197 probably referring to Brussels ?
H: 31 cm (without it's stand) Stand will be included.
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