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PROPERTY FROM THE RAYMOND E. BRITT FAMILY COLLECTION

A fine and rare Dogon Staff
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 9,000 USD
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42

PROPERTY FROM THE RAYMOND E. BRITT FAMILY COLLECTION

A fine and rare Dogon Staff
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 9,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

African & Oceanic Art

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New York

A fine and rare Dogon Staff

yo dommolo, of overall arching and zoomorphic form, the cylindrical shaft with a zigzag mane leading to an openwork snout and framed at the crest by two stylized figures; exceptionally fine, varied and encrusted deep brown patina.


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Provenance

C. P. Meulendijk Collection, Rotterdam
Acquired from Alain Schoeffel, Paris, before 1982

Literature

Wassing 1968: plate 78

Bradley, Traditional African Sculpture from the Britt Family Collection, 1982: 3, figure 1, catalogue of the exhibition Notre Dame, Indiana, The Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, October 24 - December 19, 1982

African & Oceanic Art

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New York