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click for full size image DOGON GRAINARY DOOR
   
  Item #:   135
  Object Type:   Doors, Architecture
  Tribe:   Dogon
  Country:   Mali
  Size:   106cm / 42in
  Material(s):   wood metal
  Description:   The Dogon of Northern Mali used this door on thier grainary huts. The simple design is meant to protect the family.
 
  Price:  
 $5,500.00 inquire about this item

 

click for full size image DOGON DOOR
   
  Item #:   315
  Object Type:   Doors, Architecture
  Tribe:   Dogon
  Country:   Mali
  Size:   73cm x 190cm / 29inches x 75in
  Material(s):   wood metal beads beads beads
  Description:   This old Dogon Door once guarded the home of an elder. The figures represent crocodiles and a serpant.
 
  Price:  
 $18,000.00 inquire about this item

 

click for full size image DOGON DOOR LOCK
   
  Item #:   386
  Object Type:   Doors, Architecture
  Tribe:   Dogon
  Country:   Mali
  Size:   40cm / 16 inches
  Material(s):   wood metal
  Description:   This traditional Dogon Door lock is symbolic of the Wallu mask, or antelope. According to Dogon mythology, the powerful antelope gave strength to the young men who danced this mask during rituals ceremonies. This door lock once guarded the hut of a Dogon elder.
 
  Price:  
 $750.00 inquire about this item

 

click for full size image DOGON DOOR
   
  Item #:   354
  Object Type:   Doors, Architecture
  Tribe:   Dogon
  Country:   Mali
  Size:   170cm high / 67inches high
  Material(s):   wood metal beads beads beads
  Description:   This rare Dogon door is covered with the spirits of past ancestors who protect and watch over the family. There are also fertility symbols and an old door lock that still works.
 
  Price:  
 $29,500.00 inquire about this item

 

click for full size image DOGON DOOR
   
  Item #:   518
  Object Type:   Doors, Architecture
  Tribe:   Dogon
  Country:   Mali
  Size:   154cm / 61inches
  Material(s):   wood metal beads beads beads
  Description:   This beautiful old door once adorned the hut of a village elder. The figures carved in rows on each side represent village ancestors. The crocodiles down the center are meant to protect the family.
 
  Price:  
 $22,900.00 inquire about this item

 

click for full size image DOGON DOOR
   
  Item #:   134
  Object Type:   Doors, Architecture
  Tribe:   Dogon
  Country:   Mali
  Size:   167cm / 66in
  Material(s):   wood metal beads beads beads
  Description:   The crocodiles on this Dogon Door protect the family from harm.
 
  Price:  
 $18,900.00 inquire about this item

 

 
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