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The various types of Dogon masks

The various types of Dogon masks The Dogon people are an ethnic group in Mali, West Africa, known for their unique art, including their masks. The Dogon masks are believed to have spiritual significance and are used in various traditional ceremonies and rituals. There are several types of Dogon masks, each with its own meaning and purpose. More than eighty… Read More »The various types of Dogon masks

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African Art News

Dear African Art collector, Did you know David Norden started his online magazine about the Arts of Africa and his first website about African art already in 1998 and is dealing in genuine African Art for more than 30 year now. 9000 collectors are reading actually his newsletter. He sold to museums, dealers, and collectors worldwide. His shop is in… Read More »African Art News

A big Dogon figure-Published in 1967

SOLD This impressive Dogon figure is coming from the Meulendijk collection. The Meulendijk collection was sold at Christie’s, London, October 1980. This figure was also Exhibited  in Rotterdam in 1967-68 and published and illustrated in the catalog Afrikaanse Sculpturen uit de Collectie C.P. Meulendijk, Museum voor land en  Volkenkunde, 1967-68, curator J.Hurwitz, M.A., introduction by C. op ‘t Land. Read… Read More »A big Dogon figure-Published in 1967

4 Shamanic masks

These four Shamanic masks are ON SALE till Monday the 4th of October. click the links to read more : A Big Shamanic Mask  that could have inspired Georg Baselitz       Mask from Nepal, From the  Helmut Zake collection     Tamang Himalaya Mask       This 27 cm Tamang Himalaya Mask is coming from a fine private collection… Read More »4 Shamanic masks

3 Bassa masks

Dear Collectors, The Bassa mask from Liberia is the senior entertainment mask of the men’s No association. When danced it emphasizes desirable traits for women to emulate. Although smaller than life size, the wood mask was attached to an open basket like construction that was concealed as part of a larger costume that fully covered the dancer’s face. Bassa wood… Read More »3 Bassa masks