DOGON RIDERS ARCHIVES, MALI


The Riders below have been sold. They are left here for educational and reference purposes.

For UNSOLD Dogon Bronze Riders GO TO DOGON RIDERS PAGE

 

Dogon Rider 1
SOLD

 

Dogon Rider 3
SOLD

 

Dogon Rider 6
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Dogon Rider 9
SOLD

 

Dogon Rider10
SOLD


 

Dogon Rider 11
SOLD

 

Dogon Rider 12
SOLD

 

Dogon Rider 13
SOLD

 

Dogon Rider 18
SOLD

Dogon Rider 2
SOLD


 

Dogon Rider 15
SOLD

 

Dogon Rider 16
SOLD

 

Dogon Rider 17
SOLD


Dogon
Hairpins

Dogon Wood
Horsemen

Dogon Wood
Horsemen

Dogon Wood
Horsemen

Photographs © Tim Hamill

DOGON, HORSE and RIDERS, Mali

These unique equestrian figures, some cast of a bronze alloy and some forged of iron, express status, prestige and power. They would bring honor to the ancestors, the current leadership and the owner of the sculpture. Although rare, horsemen as icon have existed for 1000 years in Mali. Some depict a hogon, the supreme officeholder, a semi-divine leader of great wisdom, or even a mythological emissary from a distant land.

Numbers 15-17 are forged iron, the rest are cast bronze alloy.

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