African Tribal Art - Door lock, Bamana, Mali

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African Tribal Art - Door lock, Bamana, Mali


A figurative wood door lock from the Bamana (Bambara) people of Mali. This probably depicts a female ancestor whose features are conveyed in a very simple abstract form. Her neck from the side view has a marvelous crook, and she measures 17 in height and width. Early 20th century.  #5692  SOLD
 

African Tribal Art - Door lock, Bamana, Mali, detail
African Tribal Art - Door lock, Bamana, Mali, back
African Tribal Art - Door lock, Bamana, Mali, right side

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