Burnished highlighting in several areas. Rear of door with lightly pitted surface from an adze-type tool. Integral hinge pegs at top and bottom of the door on one side.
Good, solid weight and construction, Size: 57cm x 46.5cm x 4.5cm. A few scattered minor scuffs to wood, presumably from use. Overall patina suggesting some age, possibly early to mid 20th century.
Please ask if you require a more detailed condition report, or view gallery images. A nice example of a Dogon granary door.
Intricately carved out of a hard wood. A solid piece, with a good weight, and an overall patina suggesting early to mid 20th century manufacture. Such doors are usually situated at shoulder height, to allow access to the grain store, which itself would have been made of solid mud. Dogon doors are collected for their elaborate carving, which display a variety of deities, animal totems and other tribal symbols. They are now typically hung on walls as display pieces by collectors.The item "Nice original DOGON carved wooden DOOR of granary grain store MALI africa tribal" is in sale since Tuesday, February 9, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic Antiques\African". The seller is "kernoozers" and is located in Ascot.
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