A short log for a drum is hollower out using water and a stick of hard wood. The outside is shaped with a long chisel into an hour-glass form, retaining a large ridge for the grip. When carving is finished, a piece of lizard skin is stretched over one of the openings, cemented in place with a mixture of shell lime and.
Blood, and strengthened with a cane ring. Height: 90 cm/35,4 inches.
Width : 16 cm/ 6,3 inches. Material: local wood, lizard skin, cane ring, only natural pigments used to colour. Any artifact from Papua New Guinea, whether it be a bone dagger, drum or an intricately carved spirit figure, still fairly accurately symbolizes a living part of the cultural background from which it originates. This unique artefact is part of our Papua New Guinea collection of primitiv masks, storyboards, shields, drums and.
Statues acquired by collector in Papua New Guinea in the period 1960s. The item "1 Asmat Wooden Drum from Irian Jaya, Papua New Guinea Art" is in sale since Thursday, September 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Pacific Islands".
The seller is "ashantegirl" and is located in Bratislava. This item can be shipped worldwide.