CEREMONIAL HELMET with a BIRD - Dogon culture, Mali - First half of the 20th century

20th century
Tribal Art
From: 93400, Saint-Ouen, France

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    CEREMONIAL HELMET animated with a BIRD
    Dogon culture, Mali
    First half of the 20th century
    Copper alloy
    H. 17; Diam. 17 cm

    Small truncated cone-shaped ceremonial helmet surmounted by an avian figure with wings spread in half-discs incised with concentric circles. The rim is decorated with a frieze of applied semi-circles.

    The bird represented in this way could refer to the messengers of the Hogons: the Orotongou.

    Ref. number : 4696

    Text and photos © FCP CORIDON

    Ref: 8I3KTEL811

    Condition Very good
    Ethnic group Dogon
    Style Tribal Art (African Usuels and Rituals items of Tribal Art Style)
    Period 20th century (African Usuels and Rituals items 20th century)
    Country of origin Mali
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
    Location 93400, Saint-Ouen, France
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