Ancient Dogon Wood Fetish Figure

14227. Ancient Dogon Wood Fetish Figure

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Standing telem like figure with four faces to the head and torso and neck embedded with forged encrusted metal nails, danglers and chains. Figure stands on heavy,wide-spaced legs with feet on a domed base. The four heads are considered so powerful as they are believed to see all.

Varied brown patina sweating a bit. A village shrine piece for general community use.

Size: 15-3/4 inches (40 cm)

Provenance: Allan Stone collection NYC.

$12,500


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