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Auction Closes At: 11:26:00 12/16/2020
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 596. Large Dogon Bombou-Toro Figure
Estimate: $5,600-$7,000
Current High Bid: $2,800.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $2,800.00

Category: African
Sub Category: West Africa
Culture or Country: South Bandiagara Cliff, Mali.
Period: --
Size: 22-1/2”H. (57cm).

Description: Hermaphroditic ancestor spirit in distinctive stylized form with arms in relief at sides folded in front above phallus or projecting navel, hanging breasts above, and hemispherical head with long beard extension, narrow crest extending down back of head, and relief c-shaped ears on the sides. Metal ingot inserted in front of folded arms. Weathered and dessicated surface with layered deposit remains from cave and sacrificial patina, some blackened areas. Environmental losses along back, base, surface. Custom base. cf. Leloup, H., “Statuaire Dogon”, 1994 : no. 74 - 97 for other comparable examples of Dogon Bombou-Toro figures.
Provenance: Private CA collection. Acquired from old French collection assembled in early 1960s.
Shipping Fee:
National: $39.00
International: $179.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).
   




Large Dogon Bombou-Toro Figure

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. ns $2,800.00 1 12/16/2020 11:20:51 AM

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