Petite Dogon Ritual Vessel

c. 1900
$1,880 USD
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Dimensions
H: 8.25" Dia: 3.75"
Materials
Iron
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
CAA0376
Estimated Shipping
$75

The Dogon made ritual vessels to hold the food consumed during their burial ceremonies. The petite scale, and simple human figure mark this as the vessel used for a villager. Due to tribal hierarchy, vessels for the common man have become increasingly difficult to find. The legs, basin, and lid were all hand-crafted, giving this vessel a uniquely organic sculptural form.

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