Asmat Drum, Indonesia, Irian Jaya Vergrößern
Asmat Drum, Indonesia, Irian Jaya

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Asmat Drum, Indonesia, Irian Jaya

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H: 61 cm (2’)

Estimated age: 1st half of the 20th century
Provenance: Austrian private collection

Estimate: € 1.500 – 2.000

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Startpreis / Startingbid

700 €

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The hourglass shaped drum is played to clan-specific name songs sung on various occasions such as funerals or the inauguration of a house or a canoe.

Carved from wood with blackish brown patina with lizard drum skin, old patina from extensive use.