DOGON EQUESTRIAN FIGURE, MALI
DOGON EQUESTRIAN FIGURE, MALI
DOGON EQUESTRIAN FIGURE, MALI
DOGON EQUESTRIAN FIGURE, MALI
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DOGON EQUESTRIAN FIGURE, MALI

Estimate: 60,000 - 90,000 USD

DOGON EQUESTRIAN FIGURE, MALI

Estimate: 60,000 - 90,000 USD

Lot sold:93,750USD

Description

DOGON EQUESTRIAN FIGURE, MALI


Wood

Height: 18 in (45.7 cm)

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Provenance

Charles Ratton, Paris

Gertrud Dübi-Müller, Solothurn, acquired from the above before 1940

Musée Barbier-Mueller, Geneva (inv. no. 1004-16), donated by the above

Calmels-Cohen, Drouot-Montaigne, Paris, June 10-11, 2004, lot 15, consigned by the above

Bernard Dulon, Paris, acquired at the above auction

Sidney and Bernice Clyman, Scarsdale, acquired from the above via Friedman & Vallois, New York on January 12, 2005

Literature

Werner Schmalenbach, ed., Afrikanische Kunst aus der Sammlung Barbier-Mueller, Genf, Munich, 1988, p. 63, cat. no. 12

Werner Schmalenbach, ed., African Art from the Barbier-Mueller Collection, Munich, 1988, p. 63, cat. no. 12

Werner Schmalenbach, ed., Arts d’Afrique noire dans la collection Barbier Mueller, Genève, Paris, 1988, p. 63, cat. no. 12

Laure Meyer, Afrique Noire. Masques, sculptures, bijoux, Paris, 1991, p. 115, fig. 99 and p. 218

Benjamin Genocchio, "Here to Stay, at the Neuberger", The New York Times, Sunday, February 1, 2009, p.WE9

George Chemeche, The Horse Rider in African Art, Woodbridge, 2011, p. 49

Alisa LaGamma, ed., Sahel: Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara, New York, 2020, p. 43, cat. no. 5

Exhibited

Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Afrikanische Kunst aus der Sammlung Barbier-Mueller, Genf, February 27 - April 10, 1988; and traveling: Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, June 4 - August 14, 1988; Haus der Kunst, Munich, December 17 - February 19, 1989; Musée Rath, Geneva, March 15 - May 15, 1989

Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, temporary loan, September 24, 2008 - October 28, 2009

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Sahel: Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara, January 30 - March 12, 2020

DOGON EQUESTRIAN FIGURE, MALI
DOGON EQUESTRIAN FIGURE, MALI
Lot Closed