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Abelam Hand Drum Called "kundu"
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"Abelam Hand Drum Called "kundu""
Hand drum called "Kundu" from Papua New Guinea in the Prince Alexander mountain area at Abelam. In wood, natural red and yellow ocher pigments and trace of western blue paint. Presence of the membrane (reptile skin) encircled by a certainly later fabric. Scully carved, representation of four anthropomorphic faces and eight serpents distributed from each side, starting from the center at the level of the handle towards the low and high extremities. It measures 82cm high and 18cm in diameter at its maximum. Age estimated in the first half of the 20th century In very good condition The kundus, are unifying elements of the clan.The musical instrument, they are the voice of the ancestors, they animate the dances and festivities during the ceremonies of initiations, marriages, bereavements ...
Price : 2400 €
Period:20th Century
Style:Tribal Art
Condition : Très bon état

Material : Bois peint
Diameter : 18
Height : 82

Reference : 297516
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