DOGON DOORLOCKS 2, MALI

 

 DOGON
Doorlock 3
14" high
$600

 

 DOGON
Doorlock 6
14" high
$500

 DOGON
Doorlock 7
16.5" high
$600

 

 DOGON
Doorlock 13
14" high
$300

 

 DOGON
Doorlock 14
10" high
$400
 

 

  DOGON
Doorlock 16
11" high
$ 300

DOGON
Doorlock 24
10" high
$400
 

 

DOGON
Doorlock 25
13" high
$300
 

 DOGON
Doorlock 26
11" high
$400 

 DOGON
Doorlock 27
17.5" high
$600

 

 DOGON
Doorlock 29
9.5" high
$300 

DOGON
Doorlock 30
14.5" high
$400

DOGON
Doorlock 31
7.5" high
$ 200
 



The doorlocks below have been sold and are left here for educational and research purposes.

 

DOGON
Doorlock 21
11.5" high
SOLD

 

DOGON
Doorlock 22
11.5" high
SOLD

 

DOGON
Doorlock 28
10" high
SOLD

SENUFO
Doorlock 18
12" high
SOLD
 
Photographs © Tim Hamill

DOGON DOORLOCKS 2, Mali

These doorlocks have been vetted as authentic.

Used to protect houses and granaries, Dogon doorlocks range from the abstract and symbolic to representations of ancestors. Gravity-fed metal pins drop into holes in the sliding bolt, some of which also have a metal cover for additional strength and resistence to wear. Locks such as these were afixed with large iron staples through holes to house doors, which were usually plainer than the famous carved granary doors. Placing an image of an ancestor on the doorlock offered additional protection by making the door sacrosanct.

All of these doorlocks have been mounted on metal bases which are included in the price.

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