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Dogon Ladder, Mali
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 22,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
37
Dogon Ladder, Mali
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 22,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Collection of Allan Stone: African, Oceanic, and Indonesian Art – Volume One

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New York

Dogon Ladder, Mali
with an indigenous repair incorporating a large stone.
Height: 89 in (226 cm)
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Provenance

Hélène and Philippe Leloup, Paris and New York
Allan Stone, New York, acquired from the above in the late 1970s or early 1980s

Catalogue Note

The extraordinarily ancient Dogon ladder from the Allan Stone Collection is an example of a practical solution devised in keeping with the original artistic vision: after the upper most step had eroded and the ladder could not be used anymore, it was repaired in situ by inserting a compatibly-shaped natural rock.

The Collection of Allan Stone: African, Oceanic, and Indonesian Art – Volume One

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New York