A Fine African Dogon Bronze Of A Horseman Or Equestrian Figure. Y Must See.. For Sale
A fine Dogon bronze of a horseman or equestrian figure. Horses were rare amongst the Dogon and were considered as a status symbol and reserved for the elite. This bronze horseman sits atop a elongated face horse with a companion
Bronze pieces created by the lost wax method involves creating a model
in beeswax. Once completed, wax rods are attached to it and the entire
model is encased in layers of fine clay. The structure is heated and the
melted wax runs out through the channels or wax rods, molten metal is
poured into the mold, created after wax was lost - the metal cools and
hardens, the mold is broken and the piece has been created. Each piece
is an original since the mold is broken after each one has been cast.
Origin: Dogon ethnic group - MALI Age: Late 20th century Materials: Bronze Condition details: Good Dimensions: (3" 3/8 ) high - (2" 1/2) wide
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A Fine African Dogon Bronze Of A Horseman Or Equestrian Figure. Y Must See..: $150