A single-headed Urhobo drum

800.00

In stock

Category: SKU: DSC01513

Description

A single-headed Urhobo drum, Nigeria, standing on three legs of which each is decorated with a crocodile in relief, the large resonating chamber of the drum shows a bird, a tortoise, a gorilla and varied depictions of snakes, on the body are strings of twisted plant fibres attached, the upper covering consists of leather; hard, heavy wood, an old patina of use with traces of white and back pigments, several cracks and a hole in the leather. Provenance Arnd Klinge Collection, Berlin Potsdam, Germany.

1.000 – 1.200,- Euro

Height: 90 cm
Weight: 13,80 kg

Additional information

Weight 13.8 kg