A mahogany or similar hardwood carved Dogon granary door, Mali. Two piece panel, strapped together, with four layers of carvings in relief; the uppermost being a group of figures, to the left being a figure on a throne; the second layer looks is a grouping of animals, with border artwork; the lower two layers again being figures, some with masks, the lower layer seems to be people and animals in action.
The sides are carved with pierced triangular peaks, vertically raised. The lower left (looking at the door) section is damaged, as photographed. Outers have a snake, lizards and other creatures on each side. 48cm x 59cm excluding hinges, weight 4.25kg.Please see my other listings for more interesting and useful items; including many more ethnographic collectables. The item "African Tribal Art Carved Hardwood Dogon Door Panel, Carved Figures" is in sale since Tuesday, February 9, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic Antiques\African". The seller is "apex-restoration" and is located in Sutton-in-Ashfield. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam.