Antique Dogon Bronze Hair Pin Beautiful West African Art 14th-19th Century Horse

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Seller: smijen72 ✉️ (207) 100%, Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, US, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 333875965979 Antique Dogon Bronze Hair Pin Beautiful West African Art 14th-19th Century Horse. This fine old bronze hairpin from the Benin tribe in West Africa shows a man sitting upon a horse. The Dogon are famous for depicting the human form with an ovoid head and squared; characteristics seen in this remarkable pin. This pin is a fine example of African art; and as such, represents a style that greatly influenced the art of the West. Among other things the Dogon tribes are famous for their small cast figures and objects, which despite their small size, express status, prestige and power. Known for their art as well as their remarkable villages. The cast metal figures are made of a bronze exhibiting the technical skill and artistry that Dogon blacksmiths brought to their work. Made by the complex traditional lost-wax process, they are all small enough to be cast solid. The Dogon used metal for their most important ritual objects as well as everyday objects, farming implements and weapons. 8 inches x 3 inchesWeight:135 gramsPictures are of the actual item you will receive. Please let us know if you have any questions at all. Please visit our eBay store for many other beautiful pieces of jewelry. Combined shipping available on multiple items!I am listing many Lovely items in this lot. Take a look in my eBay store. Check out my other items! All my items are used or estate and may have scratches and wear appropriate to it's age. I will do my best to describe anything I can see out of the ordinary. I Love to Combine Shipping! additional items at only $1.00 additional shipping Auction is for item only: boxes, displays and photography props are not included. Be sure to add me to your FAVORITES list!Returns:○ We offer a limited 14 day return on products that are mis-represented. Returns will not be processed on the bases of market fluctuation. Please be sure you are certain of your order before completing the transaction. Condition: Good. The items are Ancient. There is some corrosion, which is to be expected from the age., Color: Brown, Grey, Maker: Benin, Material: Bronze, Culture: African

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