Dogon Equestrian Figure, Mali - Sold
Dogon Equestrian Figure, Mali - Sold
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Dogon Equestrian Figure, Mali - Sold

Title: Equestrian Figure
Material: Wood
People: Dogon
Country: Mali, West Africa

Description:
Dogon figures showing horses and riders depict the prestige and power surrounding an animal that has been associated with these qualities since it was introduced into West Africa more than a thousand years ago. In Dogon society, horses were generally considered a luxury reserved for rich or powerful people. Horses occur in Dogon beliefs about the creation of the world and the horse and rider figures are seen as a symbol of a mythological personage.

Dimensions: 8.75" high by 4.75" wide by 35.75" deep

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