To see more fine oceanic artefacts. This is beautiful Carved Wood Garamut Drum Beater with carved spirit from the Massim People, Papua New Guinea. The carving on the end is a mythical spirit creature which bring mythical powers to each song and drum beat.This was someone's prize musical possession. This old drum beater show signs of use is a stunning old piece with estimated age of the piece between 1960s to 1970s. The people of the Sepik area understand the drum's sound as its voice. This voice can carry long distances to announce meetings, call individuals, issue warnings, and even contact neighboring villages.
Communication occurs through a complex series of rhythms and tones beat out with this carved wooden drum beater by an initiated man. More than just an instrument, this drum is central to the lives the entire community. This Garamut Drum Beater is simply beautiful and a great addition to any collection.This is not always possible given the sizes and unique packing requirements for each unique piece. Can also insure package if required.
STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM. Pictures make up part of the description. The item "Stunning Fine Massim Garamut Wooden Drum Beater with Spirit, Papua New Guinea, PNG" is in sale since Sunday, September 22, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania".
The seller is "bubble_artefacts" and is located in Wurtulla, QLD. This item can be shipped worldwide.