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Door Lock

Bambara, Mali - £850

‍Door Lock. Bambara Culture, Mali 

The body of this Bambara figurative door lock is decorated with fine criss-cross designs. The door lock exhibits a dry, crackled surface patina.

Door locks such as these were used on the door of the family granary, and were imbued with protective symbolism.  

Ex Private Collection, UK  

Estimated Period: First Quarter of 20th Century

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H: 27 CM
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